No-cost Digital Forensics and Data Recovery seminar

Hailey will discuss a case of credit card fraud and identity theft he worked on for law enforcement
Feb 25, 2013

Have you ever wondered what can be retrieved from your computer, even after your Internet history and cache have been deleted?

If so, that might be one reason to attend a digital forensics seminar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 16 in Meadowdale Hall 124, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood.

Admission is free to the public, but registration is required.

Edmonds CC is the only college in the state offering this seminar, to be conducted by Edmonds CC instructor Steven Hailey.

Participants can learn about Information Security and Digital Forensics careers, tour the college's clean room, and learn how data is recovered from hard drives that have been in floods and fires, or purposefully rendered inoperable.

Seminar topics will include:

Data storage, hard drives and media

Sources of data and evidence

Forensics in a networked environment

Computer forensics procedures—methods to start an analysis and investigation

Computer forensics experts—becoming one

Locating and extracting evidence from the Windows registry and evidence related to Internet and email activity

Employment outlook

Preparing to testify


In addition, Hailey will discuss a case of credit card fraud and identity theft he worked on for law enforcement.

The college began offering its Information Security and Digital Forensics Associate of Technical Arts degree in 2005 to meet the growing demand nationwide for cyber security expertise. The college also offers a certificate in Digital Forensics.

Space is limited. For more information or to register, go to


Established in 1967, the college strengthens our diverse community by helping students access educational and career opportunities in a supportive environment that encourages success, innovation, service, and lifelong learning. It serves more than 20,000 students annually. The college offers 75 associate degrees and 51 professional certificates in 33 programs of study. Its highest enrolled programs are the Associate of Arts/Associate of Science degrees, Paralegal, Allied Health (pre-nursing degree), Business/Accounting, Construction Management, and Culinary Arts programs.

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