Latest COVID-19 Information for Purdue University

The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

The Center for Education and Research in
Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

Neil Rowe - Naval Postgraduate School

"Empirical Digital Forensics"

Apr 01, 2020

Download: Video Icon MP4 Video Size: 313.0MB  
Watch on Youtube Watch on YouTube

Abstract


Empirical digital forensics examines real-world digital storage media to develop theories about it.  We have built a library of real-world data from 4000 copies of secondary-storage devices including purchased ones.  One project looked at patterns of malware to determine where they were most likely to appear.  A recent project examined software versions, including malicious ones, and tried to distinguish normal software evolution from abnormal.  Other projects rated the value of files and artifacts using novel criteria to enable focusing of investigations.  They then used file and artifact similarities to build models of social networks from the data.


About the Speaker


Neil C. Rowe is Professor of Computer Science at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School where he has been since 1983.  He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University.  His main research interests are in data mining, digital forensics, modeling of deception, and cyberwarfare.  He has also worked on text processing, computational geometry, and intelligent tutoring systems.

Unless otherwise noted, the security Fall and Spring seminar series is held on Wednesdays at 4:30P.M. STEW G52 (Suite 050B), West Lafayette Campus. More information...

Ways to Watch

YouTube

Watch Now!

Over 500 videos of our weekly seminar and symposia keynotes are available on our YouTube Channel. Also check out Spaf's YouTube Channel. Subscribe today!