WDFIA 2008
Workshop on Digital Forensics
& Incident Analysis

3nd International Annual Workshop on
Digital Forensics & Incident Analysis
Thursday 9th October 2008, Malaga, Spain



In conjunction with ESORICS 2008

The field of digital forensics is rapidly evolving and continues to gain significance in both the law enforcement and the scientific community. Being intrinsically interdisciplinary, it draws upon a wide range of subject areas such as information & communication technologies, law, social sciences and business administration.

We are pleased to announce the 3rd annual workshop on digital forensics and incident analysis graciously hosted by the University of Malaga, alongside ESORICS 2008 (http://www.isac.uma.es/esorics08/). The workshop aims to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to present original, unpublished research results and innovative ideas. We welcome the submission of papers from the full spectrum of issues relating to the theory and practice of digital forensics and incident analysis. Areas of special interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital forensics tools and applications

  • Incident response and investigation

  • Forensic standards and procedures

  • Portable electronic device forensics

  • Network forensics

  • Data hiding and recovery

  • Network traffic analysis, traceback and

  • Data mining and e-discovery and their
    corporate use

  • Legal, ethical and policy issues related to
    digital forensics

  • Digital evidence visualisation and

  • Integrity of digital evidence and live

  • Digital evidence chain of custody, storage
    and preservation

  • Multimedia analysis

  • Digital forensics case studies

  • The Trojan defence

  • Best practices and case studies

  • Forensics issues of malicious code

  • Anti-forensics


Important dates:

  • Submission deadline: 30th April 2008

  • Notification to authors: 12th June 2008

  • Camera ready copies: 11th July 2008

  • Deadline for author registration: 11th July 2008



Accepted papers will be included in the WDFIA 2008 proceedings, published by
. The steering committee will nominate the best paper of the
workshop to be awarded with a publication opportunity to a forthcoming volume of
the Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review

Last Change 12-02-2008