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2018-11-20 SWGDE Bylaws

2019-09-29 SWGDE Practical Considerations for Submission and Presentation of Multimedia Evidence in Court

2019-09-29 SWGDE Position on the Use of MD5 and SHA1 Hash Algorithms in Digital and Multimedia Forensics

2019-09-29 SWGDE Core Technical Concepts for Time-Based Analysis of Digital Video Files

2019-09-29 SWGDE Best Practices for Digital Evidence Acquisition from Cloud Service Providers

2019-09-29 SWGDE Best Practice for Frame Timing Analysis of Video Stored in ISO Base Media File Formats

2019-07-16 SWGDE Technical Overview for Forensic Image Comparison

2019-07-16 SWGDE General Photography Guidelines for the Documentation of Evidence Items in the Laboratory

2019-07-16 SWGDE Best Practices for Mobile Device Evidence and Collection Preservation and Acquisition_v1_1

2018-11-20 SWGDE Video and Audio Redaction Guidelines

2018-11-20 SWGDE Technical Notes on FFmpeg_v2

2018-11-20 SWGDE Requirements for Report Writing in Digital and Multimedia Forensics

2018-11-20 SWGDE Minimum Requirements for Testing Tools used in Digital and Multimedia Forensics

2018-11-20 SWGDE Establishing Confidence in DME Forensic Results by Error Mitigation Analysis _v2-0

2018-11-20 SWGDE Best Practices for Portable GPS Devices_v1-2

2018-11-20 SWGDE Best Practices for Digital Forensic Video Analysis

2018-11-20 SWGDE Best Practices for Digital Forensic Video Analysis_Sample FVA Submission Form

2018-09-20 SWGDE Best Practices for Digital Audio Authentication_v1-3

2018-07-11 SWGDE Vehicle Make-Model Comparison Form

2018-07-11 SWGDE Best Practices for Image Authentication

2018-07-11 SWGDE Best Practices for Digital Evidence Collection

2018-07-11 SWGDE Best Practices for Computer Forensic Examination

2018-04-25 SWGDE Guidelines for the Digital Imaging of Footwear and Tire Impressions

2018-04-25 SWGDE Guidelines for Capturing Latent Impressions Using a Digital Camera in the Field

2018-04-25 SWGDE Best Practices for Examining Magnetic Card Readers_V3

2018-04-25 SWGDE Best Practices for Digital and Multimedia Evidence Video Acquisition from Cloud Storage

2018-04-25 SWGDE Best Practices for Data Acquisition from Digital Video Recorders

2018-04-25 SWGDE Best Practices for Computer Forensic Acquisitions

2017-09-25 SWGDE Recommendations for Cell Site Analysis

2017-09-25 SWGDE Mobile Device Photography for Comparative Analysis Position Paper

2017-09-25 SWGDE Guidelines for the Testing and Capture of Latent Impressions Using a Camera or Scanner

2017-09-25 SWGDE Framework of a QMS for DME-FSSPs

2017-07-18 SWGDE Technical Overview of Digital Video Files

2017-07-18 SWGDE Core Competencies for Forensic Audio_v2

2017-07-18 SWGDE Collection of Digital and Multimedia Evidence Myths vs Facts_v1-2

2017-07-18 SWGDE Best Practices for Photographic Comparison for All Disciplines_v1-1

2017-07-18 SWGDE Best Practices for Maintaining the Integrity of Imagery

2017-02-21 SWGDE Windows 8 and 8.1 Tech Notes

2017-02-21 SWGDE Tech Notes regarding Chip-off via Material Removal

2017-02-21 SWGDE Photographic Equipment and Infrastructure Recommendations

2017-02-21 SWGDE Overview of the Accreditation Process for Digital and Multimedia Forensic Labs

2017-02-21 SWGDE Myths and Facts about Accreditation for Digital and Multimedia Evidence Labs

2017-02-21 SWGDE Guidelines for Forensic Image Analysis

2017-02-21 SWGDE Collection of Digital and Multimedia Evidence Myths vs Facts

2017-02-21 SWGDE Best Practices for the Acquisition of Data from Novel Digital Devices

2017-02-21 SWGDE Best Practices for Image Content Analysis

2016-10-08 SWGDE Crime Scene-Critical Incident Videography Recommendations and Guidelines

2016-10-08 SWGDE Comments on Forced Minimization Requirements for the Seizure of Digital Evidence

2016-10-08 SWGDE Best Practices for Forensic Audio_v2-2

2016-06-23 SWGDE Proposed Techniques for Advanced Data Recovery from Security DVRs_v1-2

2016-06-23 SWGDE Digital Image Compression and File Formats Guidelines

2016-06-23 SWGDE Digital and Multimedia Evidence Glossary v3

2016-06-23 SWGDE Best Practices for Vehicle Infotainment and Telematics Systems v2

2016-02-08 SWGDE Training Guidelines for Video Analysis, Image Analysis and Photography v1-1

2016-02-08 SWGDE Linux Tech Notes

2016-02-08 SWGDE Image Processing Guidelines

2016-02-08 SWGDE Best Practices for Collection of Damaged Mobile Devices v1-1

2016-02-08 SWGDE Best Practices for Chip-Off

2015-09-29 SWGDE Recommendations and Guidelines for Using Video Security Systems

2015-09-29 SWGDE Proficiency Test Guidelines

2015-09-29 SWGDE Mac OS X Tech Notes v1-3

2015-09-29 SWGDE Best Practices for the Forensic Use of Photogrammetry

2015-09-29 SWGDE Best Practices for Examining Mobile Phones Using JTAG

2015-09-29 SWGDE Best Practices for Examining Magnetic Card Readers v2

2014-09-05 SWGDE Recommended Guidelines for Validation Testing v2

2014-09-05 SWGDE Focused Collection and Examination of Digital Evidence

2014-09-05 SWGDE Capture of Live Systems v2

2014-09-05 SWGDE Best Practices for Handling Damaged Hard Drives

2014-09-05 Digital and Multimedia Evidence as a Forensic Science Discipline v2

2014-02-06 SWGDE UEFI Effect on Digital Imaging v1

2014-02-06 SWGDE Electric Network Frequency Discussion Paper v1-2

2013-02-11 SWGDE Core Competencies for Mobile Phone Forensics v1

2013-02-11 SWGDE Best Practices for Mobile Phone Forensics v2

2012-09-13 SWGDE Model SOP for Computer Forensics v3

2012-09-13 SWGDE Model QAM for Digital Evidence Laboratories v3

2010-05-15 SWGDE Minimum Requirements for Quality Assurance in the Processing of Digital and Multimedia Evidence

2010-01-15 SWGDE-SWGIT Guidelines and Recommendations for Training in Digital and Multimedia Evidence v2

2007-02-07 SWGDE Special Considerations When Dealing with Embedded Technology v1

2006-04-12 SWGDE Data Integrity Within Computer Forensics v1