Utah Department of Public Safety

Forensic Services - Computer Forensics

computer forensics 1Incidents of computer crime and criminals using computers to facilitate their aberrant behavior are rising at a significant rate. Computer Forensics deals with the preservation, identification, extraction and documentation of computer evidence. In essence, computer forensics is the "autopsy" of a computer hard disk drive because specialized software tools and techniques are required to analyze the various levels at which computer data is stored after the fact. Often this involves recovering Information the naked eye can no longer see.

Currently, all computer forensic cases are to be submitted to the Intermountain West Regional Computer Forensic Lab (RCFL)...The RCFL works closely with the Utah Bureau of Forensic Services as well as other agencies throughout the state of Utah.  Follow the link to the RCFL home page.

[Last Update - Friday, 08-Mar-2013 16:25:37 MST]