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Towards forensic-ready software systems

Pasquale, Liliana; Alrajeh, Dalal; Peersman, Claudia; Tun, Thein; Nuseibeh, Bashar and Rashid, Awais (2018). Towards forensic-ready software systems. In: Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering New Ideas and Emerging Results - ICSE-NIER '18, ACM Press pp. 9–12.

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As software becomes more ubiquitous, and the risk of cyber-crimes increases, ensuring that software systems are forensic-ready (i.e., capable of supporting potential digital investigations) is critical. However, little or no attention has been given to how well-suited existing software engineering methodologies and practices are for the systematic development of such systems. In this paper, we consider the meaning of forensic readiness of software, define forensic readiness requirements, and highlight some of the open software engineering challenges in the face of forensic readiness. We use a real software system developed to investigate online sharing of child abuse media to illustrate the presented concepts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Adaptive Security and Privacy (ASAP) ERC Advanced Grant291652ERC
DAPM: Detecting and Preventing Mass-Marketing Fraud (MMF)EP/N028112/1EPSRC
EU Safer Internet ProgrammeSI 2601002EU
SFI Grant10/CE/I1855Science Foundation Ireland
SFI Grant13/SIRG/3501Science Foundation Ireland
SFI Grant15/SIRG/3501Science Foundation Ireland
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 55503
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Depositing User: Jisc Publications-Router
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2018 14:53
Last Modified: 16 May 2020 08:24
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