DC3 Forensics Challenges
Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3)
The Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) sets standards for digital evidence processing, analysis, and diagnostics for any DoD investigation that requires computer forensic support to detect, enhance, or recover digital media, including audio and video. The center assists in criminal, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, and fraud investigations of the Defense Criminal Investigative Organizations (DCIOs) and DoD counterintelligence activities. It also supports safety investigations and Inspector General and commander-directed inquiries. DC3 aids in meeting intelligence community document exploitation objectives from a criminal law enforcement forensics and counterintelligence perspective. DC3 provides computer investigation training to forensic examiners, investigators, system administrators, and any other DoD members who must ensure Defense information systems are secure from unauthorized use, criminal and fraudulent activities, and foreign intelligence service exploitation. DC3 remains on the leading edge of computer technologies and techniques through research, development, testing, and evaluation applied to digital evidence processing and computer forensic analysis; and by partnering with governmental, academic, and private industry computer security officials.
The 2013 DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge is based on individual scenario-based, progressive level challenges as a call to the digital forensics community to pioneer new investigative tools, techniques and methodologies.
The Objectives of the Annual Digital Forensics Challenge are to:
Establish relationships within the Digital Forensics Community
Resolve issues facing the Digital Forensics Community
Develop new tools, techniques, and methodologies for the Digital Forensic Community
NICE Framework Category
Orientation & Team Structure
Website & Schedule
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