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  NCJ Number: NCJ 214064     Find in a Library
  Title: Test Results for Hardware Write Block Device: WiebeTech Forensic ComboDock (FireWire Interface)
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES)
United States of America
  Date Published: 05/2006
  Page Count: 18
  Annotation: This report presents the results from testing the WiebeTech Forensic ComboDock (FireWire Interface) hardware write blocker against the Hardware Write Blocker Assertions and Test Plan Version 1.0, which pertains to efficiency and effectiveness in preventing change in a protected computer storage device without preventing access to information on the protected device.
  Abstract: For all test cases run, the device always blocked any commands that would have changed user or operating system data stored on a protected drive. The device also always allowed commands to read the protected drive in all test cases run. Further, the device always returned access-significant information from the protected drive without modification for all test cases. Finally, the device always returned error codes from the protected drive without modification for all test cases. Thus, the testing showed that the WiebeTech Forensic ComboDock (FireWire Interface) write blocker complied with the tool requirements of the Hardware Write Blocker Assertions and Test Plan Version 1.0 for all test cases. In addition to test results, this report provides information on test case selection and the testing environment. The latter addresses the configurations of the two test computers, the protocol analyzer, hard disk drives, and support software. Test data are provided.
  Main Term(s): Computer aided investigations
  Index Term(s): Computer hardware systems ; Computer privacy and security ; Computer software ; Computer related crime
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2003-IJ-R-029
  Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Test/Measurement
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: NIJ Special Report; downloaded June 21, 2006.
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