April 2009 archive

View of Honolulu from Airport

As I was at the Honolulu airport today I took a photo in the direction of Honolulu, Waikiki, and Diamond head. Here is what that view looks like.

Cyber Crime Offenders

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is intended to discuss motives, opportunity, and means of typical cyber offenders. Also included within this document are three different reasons of why some cyber crime offenders are prosecuted, while others are not. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic understanding of why different people …

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Justice System and Forensic Investigators

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to discuss three elements of the United States justice system and how they relate to a forensics investigator. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic understanding or knowledge of how the justice system applies to forensic investigators. [Content] Since the advent of the Internet …

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Mikey from American Chopper

Today I was walking down the street in Waikiki and I saw Mikey Tuttle from the t.v. show American Chopper. That was pretty cool, but unfortunately I didn’t get my camera out in time to take a photo. It was probably good that I didn’t take a photo anyway. I’m sure people like him get …

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Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber

Today I went to Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber restaurant in Waikiki, Hawaii. I went there for lunch so there wasn’t a band playing or any drinking going on or anything, but it was a nice atmosphere and it had pretty good food. Here are a few of the photos I took.

Software Applications Forensic Investigators Use

[Content] In the realm of computer forensics, there are many different software applications and hardware that digital forensic investigators need to use to find evidence against a crime that was committed, protect the evidence so that it maintains its integrity, and then present the evidence that was found. The vast majority of software applications that …

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A View of Diamond Head from Waikiki Beach

Took a walk on Waikiki beach and took a couple of photos of Diamond Head.

Hilton Hawaiian Village

I got roped into going on a business trip for training and they twisted my arm to fly to Hawaii where I stayed in the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Overall this was a nice hotel with nice services, however it was a bit pricy and it seems as though it is a trap. The hotel has …

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Hashing Algorithms and CRC Uses

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding of how hashing algorithms and cyclic redundancy checks can be used for evidence, authentication, and filtering. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic understanding or knowledge of how forensic investigators find evidence to be used in a court of …

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Hostile Code and Forensic Investigators

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to identify five different examples of hostile codes and how they impact information systems. Also included within this document is an explanation of how forensic investigators should find the sources of hostile code. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic knowledge or understanding of …

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