IACIS Announces 12th Computer Forensic Training Conference

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists

    MERCHANTVILLE, N.J., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The International
 Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) will hold its
 Twelfth Computer Forensics and Investigations Conference from April 23rd
 through May 4th, 2001 in Orlando, Florida.  The conference features a two-week
 basic course of instruction as well as more advanced courses.  The conference
 will be held at the Orlando/Altamonte Springs Hilton, 350 S. North Lake
 Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701.
     The conference teaches students how to properly seize and process computer
 systems.  Topics covered include proper collection methods, data recovery,
 identification of data destructive software schemes, encryption theory,
 Internet theory and computer crimes.  The courses are taught by a core of
 volunteer IACIS staff that comes from the entire spectrum of current and
 former law enforcement representing state, local, and federal agencies.  Many
 are specialists and experts within their agencies and work full time seizing
 and examining computers.
     This course is open only to law enforcement officers or employees of law
 enforcement agencies.  The students come from across the United States and
 from around the world.  In its prior eleven conferences, IACIS has trained
 over 1,600 students, including students from twelve foreign countries. IACIS
 has developed a two-step certification process for students, which begins
 after successful completion of the first part of the two-week course by
 becoming an IACIS Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist (CEECS).
 This is only awarded after the student successfully completes a written exam.
 After completion of the first part of the course, the student is then
 instructed in the proper methods and techniques used to discover computer
 evidence.  The student can then become an IACIS Certified Forensic Computer
 Examiner (CFCE), after completing a correspondence course, which includes
 diskette problems, an actual examination of a hard disk drive and a written
 examination.
 
     About IACIS:  IACIS, which is a non-profit corporation, is a membership
 organization dedicated to assisting members of law enforcement agencies in
 combating cyber crime.  It staff is comprised of volunteer members who have
 attained the IACIS CFCE certification.  Its membership services include access
 to IACIS basic and advanced training conferences, IACIS computer forensic
 software, an FTP site, listserv and newsletters.
 
     For further information about the training conference or IACIS, visit the
 IACIS web site at http://www.cops.org or contact Jack Mattera, Vice President
 and Director of Training at 856-488-6386 or jackm@cops.org.  During the
 conference, Mr. Mattera can be contacted through the Orlando/Altamonte Springs
 Hilton Hotel at 407-830-1985.
 
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SOURCE International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists
    MERCHANTVILLE, N.J., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The International
 Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) will hold its
 Twelfth Computer Forensics and Investigations Conference from April 23rd
 through May 4th, 2001 in Orlando, Florida.  The conference features a two-week
 basic course of instruction as well as more advanced courses.  The conference
 will be held at the Orlando/Altamonte Springs Hilton, 350 S. North Lake
 Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701.
     The conference teaches students how to properly seize and process computer
 systems.  Topics covered include proper collection methods, data recovery,
 identification of data destructive software schemes, encryption theory,
 Internet theory and computer crimes.  The courses are taught by a core of
 volunteer IACIS staff that comes from the entire spectrum of current and
 former law enforcement representing state, local, and federal agencies.  Many
 are specialists and experts within their agencies and work full time seizing
 and examining computers.
     This course is open only to law enforcement officers or employees of law
 enforcement agencies.  The students come from across the United States and
 from around the world.  In its prior eleven conferences, IACIS has trained
 over 1,600 students, including students from twelve foreign countries. IACIS
 has developed a two-step certification process for students, which begins
 after successful completion of the first part of the two-week course by
 becoming an IACIS Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist (CEECS).
 This is only awarded after the student successfully completes a written exam.
 After completion of the first part of the course, the student is then
 instructed in the proper methods and techniques used to discover computer
 evidence.  The student can then become an IACIS Certified Forensic Computer
 Examiner (CFCE), after completing a correspondence course, which includes
 diskette problems, an actual examination of a hard disk drive and a written
 examination.
 
     About IACIS:  IACIS, which is a non-profit corporation, is a membership
 organization dedicated to assisting members of law enforcement agencies in
 combating cyber crime.  It staff is comprised of volunteer members who have
 attained the IACIS CFCE certification.  Its membership services include access
 to IACIS basic and advanced training conferences, IACIS computer forensic
 software, an FTP site, listserv and newsletters.
 
     For further information about the training conference or IACIS, visit the
 IACIS web site at http://www.cops.org or contact Jack Mattera, Vice President
 and Director of Training at 856-488-6386 or jackm@cops.org.  During the
 conference, Mr. Mattera can be contacted through the Orlando/Altamonte Springs
 Hilton Hotel at 407-830-1985.
 
     This release was issued through DigitalWork -- The Leader in Enabling
 services.  For more information visit: http://www.digitalwork.com.
 
 SOURCE  International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists