Nottinghamshire Police investigates biggest case ever with Tracks Inspector

Sergeant Tom Oldroyd oversees the high-tech crime digital investigations department of Nottinghamshire Police. In 2016 his organization was involved in a criminal investigation into an organised crime group. They quickly discovered two other police forces were investigating the same criminal organization and joined forces. It became the biggest case they ever investigated. Tom explained that […]

Industrialize the processes around the examination of digital devices

The BBC reported on their website [1] that police forces in England and Wales risk being “overwhelmed” by the volume of digital evidence. This was a response to the recent publication by her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) of the PEEL police efficiency 2016 report [2]. In fact, police forces around the world are at […]

Teaching digital evidence concepts to investigators

Undergraduate students from forensic science bachelor at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA) learn everything there is to know about traditional “wet” forensic sciences but not much about digital forensics. This is about to change. Starting this semester, students will be using the Digital Evidence Dashboard (DED) prototype to get more familiar with investigating digital […]

Cyber Agent Technology

Empowering investigators in the online world Countless chatrooms and (instant) messaging platforms exist in cyber space that are being used by hundreds of millions of internet users for many different purposes. This type of communication may be innocent but is also used for unlawful activities. Private communications in chatrooms and (instant) messaging platforms cannot be […]

Tracks Inspector adds big data search

Unleash the power of Elasticsearch with Tracks Inspector Tracks Inspector version 3.0 will include Elasticsearch to deliver full-text as well as facetted search across evidence units in a single case and even across multiple cases. Expert users can use the search index to run advanced Boolean and proximity queries. Elasticsearch is one of the most […]