Suter Science Seminars

Friday, March 19, 2010, 4 p.m.

Science Center #104


Technical Challenges in Cyber Forensics


Florian Buchholz, Ph.D.

In this talk Dr. Buchholz will present the technical challenges a computer forensics investigator may face when processing a cyber crime case. He will present problems and solutions from the areas of evidenceacquisition, data reconstruction, and information analysis, emphasizing from his research areas of data carving and timestamp correlation.

About the Presenter

Florian Buchholz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences,
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Dr. Florian Buchholz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at James Madison University. Born and raised in Germany, he received
his Mater’s Degree in Computer Science from theTechnische Universität Carolo-Wilhemina zu Braunschweig. He acquired Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Purdue University, where he worked at the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS). Dr. Buchholz has published numerous articles pertaining to Computer Forensics and Information Security, has authored several open-source computer forensics tools, and is part of the organizing committee for the Digital Forensics Research Workshop (DFRWS) conference.

See past 2007-08 Suter Science Seminars or contact Cheryl Doss at (540) 432-4400 for more information.