Snap forensics: a tradeoff between ephemeral intelligence and persistent evidence collection

Yijun Yu, Thein Than Tun
2017 Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGSOFT International Workshop on Software Engineering and Digital Forensics - SERF 2017  
Digital evidence needs to be made persistent so that it can be used later. For citizen forensics, sometimes intelligence cannot or should not be made persistent forever. In this position paper, we propose a form of snap forensics by defining an elastic duration of evidence/intelligence validity. Explicitly declaring such a duration could unify the treatment of both ephemeral intelligence and persistent evidence towards more flexible storage to satisfy privacy requirements. CCS CONCEPTS •
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doi:10.1145/3121252.3121255 dblp:conf/sigsoft/YuT17 fatcat:7cqqzv636zdnheo5nxivdwgkle