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The science and practice of examining physical evidence and applying the physical properties of that evidence to the resolution of legal issues, particularly identifying the commission, nature, and perpetrators of crimes
Genetics The use of DNA for identification (e.g., to establish paternity in child support cases, link a suspect to a crime scene, identify accident victims, etc.)

forensics

Vox populi A popular term for the investigative armamentarium–eg, documents and other writings, used to link an actor with an act, usually understood to be of criminal nature including but not limited to homicide and violent death
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Mark Pearse, Managing Director, LGC, Forensics and Security Division: I am delighted that we will soon be part of Eurofins.
When a user logs into a machine, computer forensics help uncover how that machine stores footprints and traces information, which might be important to show user access to the information," he said.
The trusted solutions provider for digital forensics, electronic discovery and consulting services, Silicon Forensics provides our customers and clients with the platform for efficient and forensically sound data access and collection, faster data processing and analysis and secured data storage.
Why, for example, is it necessary to view forensics from a systems perspective?
In addition to being a leading provider of advanced forensic DNA services, Sorenson Forensics also offers industry-best DNA casework assistance to federal, state and local crime laboratories, and is the first accredited forensics laboratory to offer lean six sigma consulting services.
As the threat from malicious acts involving nuclear and other radioactive materials persists, nuclear forensics depends upon innovative science and methodologies to identify the origin and history of these materials as part of an investigation of a nuclear security event.
As a special offer in celebration of the official opening of Prism Forensics LLC, you can receive a free audio evaluation of your file, offer valid until 12/31/2011 (terms & conditions apply).
Team member Katina Daleiden, 26, received the Karl Bovero Award from the Pacific Southwest College Forensics Association for the most promising community college public speaker in the Southwest.
Through its Digital Forensics arm, Dell collaborates with global law enforcement agencies to develop forensically sound approaches to handling data throughout the lifecycle -- from confiscation to presentation in court and beyond.
Within Issue 6, the DFM team have put the emphasis on Operational Forensics with articles on Situational Awareness & Digital Forensics, Wireless Networks & Digital Forensics Deep Packet Inspection on High Speed Networks, Digital Forensics in the Cloud Netflow & forensics using SIEM in forensic investigations, Data Breach Investigations and Criminal Profiling which includes an in depth look at the phases of a computer hacking attack.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Sorenson Forensics today announced the launch of its new LEAD (Local Entry Accessible DNA) Database[TM], a secure, cloud-based service designed for local law enforcement agencies to simplify the archival, search and reference of DNA profiles from crime scene samples.
In addition to reviewing forensic tools, the iPhone forensics white paper takes readers through a forensic analysis with each tool and reports on the installation, acquisition, reporting and accuracy of the tool.