University of Abertay Dundee - Elementary, my dear data

May 27, 2010

Tracking criminals' digital footprints will be the focus of an undergraduate course. The degree in digital forensics at the University of Abertay Dundee will prepare students to work in police forensics. Geoffrey Lund, divisional leader at the School of Computing and Engineering Systems, said that modern crime scenes were increasingly technology based. "It is no longer just about police removing a hard disk and examining it for evidence. Everything from deleted text messages and call logs to browsing histories and seemingly innocent messages left on social- networking sites can reveal highly private information."

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