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Using SmartCards and digital signatures to preserve electronic evidence
Author(s): Chet Hosmer
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Paper Abstract

Today, digital signature technologies are being used in many aspects of information security, including proof of identity, authentication, authorization, integrity and non- repudiation. The combination of Kim & Spafford's early research, and the application of digital signatures and SmartCards to the preservation of computer based evidence, is the basis of this paper. We will discuss the technical and operational weaknesses of current methods employed to protect the integrity of computer evidence, and recommend solutions for simplifying and enhancing the evidence preservation and collection process.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3576, Investigation and Forensic Science Technologies, (4 February 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.334542
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Chet Hosmer, WetStone Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3576:
Investigation and Forensic Science Technologies
Kathleen Higgins, Editor(s)

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