2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
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An analysis of the applicability of federal law regarding hash-based searches of digital media
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-06)
The Fourth Amendment of the United States (U.S.) Constitution limits the ability of the government to search U.S. persons without cause or justification. The application of the Fourth Amendment to digital forensics search ...
Effectiveness of the factory reset on a mobile device
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-03)
All mobile phones use internal flash memory to store information. The flash memory contains personal user data that can be extracted with the use of forensics tools. This information could be used to profile a user's daily ...
Using Distinct Sectors in Media Sampling and Full Media Analysis to Detect Presence of Documents from a Corpus
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2012-09)
Forensics examiners frequently search for known content by comparing each file from a target media to a known file hash database. We propose using sector hashing to rapidly identify content of interest. Using this method, ...
Residual network data structures in Android devices
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2011-09)
The emergence and recent ubiquity of Smartphones present new opportunities and challenges to forensic examiners. Smartphones enable new mobile application and use paradigms by being constantly attached to the Internet via ...
Fabricating synthetic data in support of training for domestic terrorist activity data mining research
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2010-09)
Data mining is a mature technology, widespread in both government and industry. The proliferation of data storage in public and private sectors has provided more information than can be expediently processed. Data mining ...
The forensic potential of flash memory
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-09)
This thesis explores the forensic opportunities afforded by flash memory. It starts with a discussion of flash storage starting with the physics of flash devices, the development of flash translation layers (which allow ...
A framework for automated digital forensic reporting
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-03)
Forensic analysis is the science of finding, examining and analyzing evidence in support of law enforcement, regulatory compliance or information gathering. Today, almost all digital forensic analysis is done by humans, ...
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