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Just a quick reminder that the DFRWS US 2015 is coming up soon!

From DFRWS.org:
DFRWS 2015 will be held on  August 9-13, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA USA

Important Dates

  • Paper and panel submission deadline: February 9, 2015 (any time zone).
  • Paper author notification: April 1, 2015
  • Final paper draft and presenter registration(*): April 30, 2015
  • Presentation and singleer abstract submission deadline: April 17, 2015 (any time zone)
  • Presentation notification: May 1, 2015
  • Conference dates: August 9-13, 2015

Topics of Interest

  • Memory analysis and snapshot acquisition
  • Storage forensics, including file system and Flash
  • "Big data" approaches to forensic, including collection, data mining, and large scale visualization
  • Incident response and live analysis
  • Virtualized environment forensics, with specific attention to the cloud and virtual machine introspection
  • Malware and targeted attacks: analysis, attribution
  • Network and distributed system forensics
  • Event reconstruction methods and tools
  • Mobile and embedded device forensics
  • Digital evidence storage and preservation
  • Data recovery and reconstruction
  • Multimedia analysis
  • Database forensics
  • Tool testing and development
  • Digital evidence and the law
  • Case studies and trend reports
  • Data hiding and discovery
  • Anti-forensics and anti-anti-forensics
  • Interpersonal communications and social network analysis
  • Non-traditional forensic scenarios and approaches (e.g. vehicles, control systems, and SCADA)
The above list is only suggestive. We welcome new, original ideas from people in academia, industry, government, and law enforcement who are interested in sharing their results, knowledge, and experience. Authors are encouraged to demonstrate the applicability of their work to practical issues. Questions about submission topics can be sent via email to: usa-papers (at) dfrws (dot) org