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Not All Computer Forensics Experts are Created Equal. This story is almost too disturbing to repeat. So we hope you will forgive us for examining a slightly different angle. Just when we thought this horrible case was somehow behind us,...
New survey confirms nearly half of employees would steal A recent survey concluded that nearly half of all employees would walk out with proprietary data(such as company database records and business plans) if they were fired tomorrow [1].  Other findings...
Smart Phones Can Leave Behind an Indisputable Digital Trail They are Ubiquitous Think about it…we are with our laptops or computers for 6 or 7 hours per day, but we are with our mobile devices nearly 24 hours per day....
Software code can be a company’s most critical Intellectual Property…and stealing it is easier than you think. The Background These were his last few days of work at his current job. The programmer, a Russian born American dual citizen, hired...
Tips from the trenches in light of the recent Ex-Motorola Software Engineer Prison Sentence. Hanjuan Jin, a Motorola Software Engineer, stepped onto the terminal at O’Hare International Airport a few years ago and stepped into history as one of the...
Your E-Reader may be called as an “electronic witness” [1] The Background The defendant was accused of murdering his wife.  He claimed it was self-defense, that his wife tried to shoot him during a heated argument and he shot her as...
No need to explain complicated patent law to jurors when the ESI is so convincing the iPhone has a “beautiful design”, and “easy to copy” hardware. – internal Samsung report [1] The Background In one of the most significant Intellectual...
Emails Continue to Provide a Rich Source of Relevant Electronic Evidence Not notifying authorities “is a more humane” way to handle the incident – email authored by key player in the Penn State Scandal[1] The Background Over a decade ago, in...
IBM lets employees use iPhones on-site, but bans the use of Siri, Apple’s new voice recognition and processing software, over privacy and data collection fears. http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/05/ibm-bans-siri/ The Background Apple’s newest iPhone model comes packaged with groundbreaking voice recognition technology called...
BP engineer criminally charged after allegedly deleting damaging text messages detailing oil spillage in the Gulf from his iPhone. The Background The Fourth Amendment prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures, and searches without a warrant are generally per se unreasonable, barring...