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Standards & Best Practices

“A best practice is a method or technique that has been generally accepted as superior to any alternatives because it produces results that are superior to those achieved by other means or because it has become a standard way of doing things, e.g., a standard way of complying with legal or ethical requirements.”

 

Digital Evidence Industry Standards & Best Practices
DHS -Secret Service-Best Practices for Seizure of Digital Evidence 2006
NIJ Digital Evidence in the Courtroom – A Guide for Law Enforcement and Prosecutors 01-2007
NIJ Electronic Crime Scene Guide for First Responders 04-2008
NIJ Electronic Crime Scene Investigation Guide for First Responders 07-2001
NIJ Forensic Examination of Digital Evidence_ A Guide for Law Enforcement 04-2004
NIJ Investigative Use of Technology 10-2007
SWGDE Digital and Multimedia Evidence as a Forensic Science Discipline 090514
SWGDE Establishing Confidence in DF Results 020515
SWGDE Focused Collection and Examination of Digital Evidence 090514

ISO
SWGDE Minimum Requirements for Quality Assurance 051510
SWGDE Proficiency Test Guidelines 092915
SWGDE Recommended Guidelines for Validation Testing 090514
SWGDE Standards and Controls Position Paper 013008
SWGDE-SWGIT Guidelines and Recommendations for Training 011510
SWGDE Framework of a Quality Management System for Digital and Multimedia Evidence Forensic Science Service Providers 092517
SWGDE Overview of the Accreditation Process for Digital and Multimedia Forensic Labs 022117
SWGDE Myths and Facts about Accreditation for Digital and Multimedia Evidence Labs 022117

Audio/Video and Photographic Images
SWGIT Section 23 Best Practices for the Analysis of Digital Video Recorders 06-11-2012
SWGDE Best Practices for Forensic Audio 063015
SWGDE Best Practices for Photographic Comparison for All Disciplines 062316
SWGDE Best Practices for the Forensic Use of Photogrammetry 092915
SWGDE Core Competencies for Forensic Audio 091511
SWGDE Digital Image Compression and File Formats Guidelines 062316
SWGDE Image Processing Guidelines 020816
SWGDE Proposed Techniques for Data Recovery from DVR Containing H264 062316
SWGDE Recommendations and Guidelines for Using Video Security Systems 092915
SWGDE Training Guidelines for Video Analysis, Image Analysis and Photography 020816
SWGDE UEFI and its Effect on Digital Forensics Imaging 020614
SWGIT Section 24 Best Practices for the Retrieval of Digital Video 09-27-2013
SWGDE Best Practices for Digital Audio Authentication 022117
TSWG-Video Evidence From CCTV Systems flipbook 10-2006
SWGDE Best Practices for Maintaining the Integrity of Imagery 071817
SWGDE Best Practices for Photographic Comparison for All Disciplines 071817
SWGDE Technical Overview of Digital Video Files 071817
SWGDE Collection of Digital and Multimedia Evidence Myths vs Facts 071817

Mobile Devices
NIST Guidelines on Mobile Device Forensics 05-2014
SWGDE Best Practices for Collection of Damaged Mobile Devices 020816
SWGDE Best Practices for Examining Magnetic Card Readers 092915
SWGDE Best Practices for Mobile Phone Forensics 021113
SWGDE Best Practices for Portable GPS Device Examinations 091212
SWGDE Core Competencies for Mobile Phone Forensics 021113
SWGDE Best Practices for Vehicle Infotainment and Telematics Systems 062316
SWGDE Recommendations for Cell Site Analysis 092517

Computers
NIJ Investigations Involving the Internet and Computer Networks 01-2007
SWGDE Best Practices Computer Forensics 09-05-2014
SWGDE Capture of Live Systems 090514
SWGDE Peer to Peer Technologies 013008

Acquisition
SWGDE Best Practices for Chip-Off 020816
SWGDE Best Practices for Examining Mobile Phones Using JTAG 092915
SWGDE Best Practices for Handling Damaged Hard Drives 090514
SWGDE Best Practices for Computer Forensic Acquisitions 042518
SWGDE Best Practices for Data Acquisition from Digital Video Recorders 042518
SWGDE Best Practices for Digital and Multimedia Evidence Video Acquisition from Cloud Storage 042518
SWGDE Best Practices for Examining Magnetic Card Readers 042518

Technical Notes
SWGDE Linux Tech Notes 020816
SWGDE Mac OS X Tech Notes 092915
SWGDE Technical Notes on Microsoft Vista 020808
SWGDE Technical Notes on Microsoft Windows 7 051510
SWGDE Electric Network Frequency Discussion Paper 020614
SWGDE Data Archiving 041206

Glossary
SWGDE Digital & Multimedia Evidence Glossary 062316