The Forensic Computing Unit specialises in digital, computer and mobile forensic investigations for NHS organisations
All members of the team are Accredited Counter Fraud Specialists who have undergone rigorous training.
Acquisition and analysis are among the main functions of the FCU. They include the identification, preservation, collection, analysis and presentation of data from digital media.
Find out how data can be recovered from mobile phones including contacts, call logs, text messages, e-mails, photographs, videos, locations visited, notes, calendar, passwords, Internet history and more.
The FCU can assist in recovering data from digital media. The most common data loss encountered is simply the accidental deletion of files. Deleted data may well be recoverable.
The FCU can assist with the recovery of passwords when a user has forgotten their own password or, more commonly, where password protected files are encountered as part of an investigation.
Incorrect handling and processing of forensic evidence can affect the outcome of a potentially successful trial or investigation. Take the right steps now to ensure you correctly secure your evidence.
To help you get a better understanding of the role and capabilities of the FCU, we have put together some examples of the team's work.
Contact the FCU for help and advice with your forensic computing requirements.
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