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2014-06-27 12:26:54

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) announces that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Justice have appointed 10 of its academic research and forensic science expert members to the Forensic Science Standards Board (FSSB). The Board is an element of the NIST's Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC). These AAFS members are among the first appointments made to the new FSSB...

2014-06-26 23:10:33

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation will host its most popular colloquium yet, "Colloquium 2014: Crime Scene Intelligence." Arlington, Texas (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Mensa Education & Research Foundation will host its most popular colloquium yet, “Colloquium 2014: Crime Scene Intelligence,” on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Sheraton Boston in Boston, Mass. from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The event is sold out. The Foundation will present an outstanding panel of...

2014-06-25 23:07:56

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Global Forensic Technologies Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/forensics-technology.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Forensic technologies can be defined as technologies used for the identification, analysis and evaluation of physical evidence gathered from the crime...

2014-06-21 23:02:38

Three months ago, the California State Bar Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct released a formal opinion for a 90 day public comment distribution aimed to set some more concrete standards relating to an attorney’s obligations under the ethical duty of competence regarding Electronically Stored Information and Electronic Discovery. With the public comment period coming to a close on June 24th, 2014, Global Digital Forensics' founder discusses how forensic...

2014-06-19 23:09:59

Oxygen Forensics updates its flagship mobile evidence discovery solution, Oxygen Forensic Suite 2014, adding physical acquisition support for MTK-based Android devices and introducing dual-joint logical acquisition support for all Android devices. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The new release greatly simplifies the acquisition of MTK-based Android devices, allowing investigators making a full physical dump of the device while seamlessly bypassing the lock screen. The new physical...

2014-06-12 23:14:08

The Center for Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis (CAFDA) is pleased to announce the Genome ID Forum 2014 - Emerging Forensic Genomic Applications; a collaborative conference to take place on September 9 and 10 at the Hilton Greenville, North Carolina. Genome ID Forum brings together thought leaders from forensic science, research, academia, law and technology development for an open dialogue regarding emerging science and technology applications and adoption through the forensic community....

2014-06-11 12:25:11

Cellebrite UFED Series Receives 2014 Phone Forensic Hardware and Software of the Year Awards from Industry Authority Based on Direct Voting by Digital Forensic Community PETAH TIKVAH, Israel and PARSIPPANY, New Jersey, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellebrite, the leading developer and provider of mobile data forensic solutions, today announced that its Cellebrite UFED Touch has won the Forensic 4:cast Award for Phone Forensic Hardware of the Year, and its UFED Physical...

2014-05-28 08:36:21

LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1911, it was fingerprints. In 1990, it was DNA. "In 2014, its digital evidence that's now playing a lead role at determining the fate of criminal defendants," says Mark J. McLaughlin of Computer Forensics International. The ability to place someone at the scene of a crime is typically done by eyewitnesses, or through something unique they leave behind like fingerprints or DNA. And when a solid chain of custody is made, it rarely can be...

2014-05-21 23:06:32

Greg Gorbett, coordinator of the EKU Online Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation degree program and associate professor in the Department of Fire Protection and Paramedicine Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University, traveled to South Korea to share his expertise on the use of computer fire modeling. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Greg Gorbett, coordinator of the EKU Online Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation degree program and associate professor in the Department of Fire...

2014-05-20 23:14:06

From April 29th – May 2nd six hundred cybersecurity experts, government agents, intelligence officers, and private sector IT professionals gathered in DC to speak about cyber crimes and digital forensics at the U.S. Cyber Crime Conference. Post conference, Michael Yasumoto, Senior Forensic Analyst at Deadbolt Forensics, gave his advice on how businesses and individuals can further protect themselves from cyber threats. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Last month hundreds of professionals gathered...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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