Parallel digital forensics infrastructure.

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This report documents the architecture and implementation of a Parallel Digital Forensics infrastructure. This infrastructure is necessary for supporting the design, implementation, and testing of new classes of parallel digital forensics tools. Digital Forensics has become extremely difficult with data sets of one terabyte and larger. The only way to overcome the processing time of these large sets is to identify and develop new parallel algorithms for performing the analysis. To support algorithm research, a flexible base infrastructure is required. A candidate architecture for this base infrastructure was designed, instantiated, and tested by this project, in collaboration with New Mexico ... continued below

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Liebrock, Lorie M. (New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM) & Duggan, David Patrick October 1, 2009.

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This report documents the architecture and implementation of a Parallel Digital Forensics infrastructure. This infrastructure is necessary for supporting the design, implementation, and testing of new classes of parallel digital forensics tools. Digital Forensics has become extremely difficult with data sets of one terabyte and larger. The only way to overcome the processing time of these large sets is to identify and develop new parallel algorithms for performing the analysis. To support algorithm research, a flexible base infrastructure is required. A candidate architecture for this base infrastructure was designed, instantiated, and tested by this project, in collaboration with New Mexico Tech. Previous infrastructures were not designed and built specifically for the development and testing of parallel algorithms. With the size of forensics data sets only expected to increase significantly, this type of infrastructure support is necessary for continued research in parallel digital forensics. This report documents the implementation of the parallel digital forensics (PDF) infrastructure architecture and implementation.

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  • Report No.: SAND2009-7011
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/1001002 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1001002
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc837546

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Liebrock, Lorie M. (New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM) & Duggan, David Patrick. Parallel digital forensics infrastructure., report, October 1, 2009; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc837546/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.