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Re-branding and New Offices

In late 2017, Digital Forensics re-branded itself as “Allan Watt Digital Forensics (awdf)”, so there is a notable point of difference and that we can be identified from the other forensic agencies. We have also relocated to new premises in Crows Nest, NSW, we now have plen...

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Three Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Forensic Specialist

When hiring a forensic expert, you need to be aware of the specialist’s experience, the timeframe of the investigation and more. Before you hire a forensic specialist, here are 3 important things to know: What is Their Experience?  Your forensic specialist needs to b...

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Three Signs That You Need to Hire an Internet and Social Media Investigation Specialist

With most people using social media such as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter,the way private investigations are being handled is changing. When you hire a PI to investigate someone, they willuse social media as one of the tools that they have at their disposal to research informati...

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Website leaks can create a lot of trouble!

Allan is interviewed as an Cyber Crime Expert in the Ashley Madison personal information leak. How a website can affect your personal life if you leave to many traces…Channel 9 is reporting on the case. click here ...

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Do you like What’s App? Think twice before using it

What’s App has just been awarded the worst app in terms of security. Best scores go to Dropbox, Adobe, Apple, Wikimedia, Yahoo. But the 2 giants Microsoft and Google could do better to protect us! The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released its annual report ...

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AUSTRALIAN SECURITY SUMMIT

Allan will be taking part of the Australian Security Summit in Canberra in 21-22 July. The topic is on Organised Crime Stream: Investigating Cyber Crime in the Digital Age Cybercrime, organised crime and terror – from the individual hacker to state sponsored attacks, what are...

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CASE STUDY

Case Study: A distribution Company appointed Digital Forensics Pty Ltd to investigate the actions of a former employee, ex CIO and part of the Management Team. Subsequent to his leaving, a number of occurrences were revealed: files were being deleted and other actions occ...

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SECURITY RISK WITH OLD MOBILE PHONES

Allan Watt, Computer Forensics Expert says unwanted phones are a valuable, much sought after tool for criminals! Today Tonight Channel 7 in Australia interviews is highlighting how easy it is to retrieve personal data off old mobile phones that have either been disposed of, or so...

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TV APPEARANCES

TV Appearances : Channel 9, A Current Affair, “Identity theft danger with disused photocopiers” (June 2011), Channel 9, A Current Affair, “Identity theft danger, mobile phone disposal” (January 2011), Channel 7, Today Tonight on “The risks with the disposal of used mob...

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IN THE PRESS

Press Articles Australian Security Magazine, ‘Handle with Care’ (May/June 2010) Australian National Accountant, ‘Digital Crumbs’ (April 2010) International Affairs Forum Special Report,(VA, USA) ‘Critical infrastructure protection against cyber terrorist attacks...

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RESEARCH ON DIGITAL FORENSICS

Research on Digital Forensics: Published Research and Academic Papers and chapters Journal of Information Warfare : ‘Cyber Terrorism Awareness Within New Zealand Critical Infrastructure’ (December 2009) ...

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