Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $1,000,000)
This Interagency Agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Law Enforcement Standards is expected to permit the working of two projects associated with the E-Crime technology portfolio. The first is the Computer Forensic Tool Testing (CFTT) and the National Solfware Reference Library (NSRL). The CFTT project will verify the operation and output of automated programs, generally termed tools, used by criminal justice and public safety agencies to examine computers, including cell phones and other mobile devices, for evidence and to provide documented evaluation for judicial proceedings. The NSRL has the objective to provide a validated database of known sotlware.file profiles, and file signatures ("fingerprints") for use by law enforcement in computer forensic investigations.