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  NCJ Number: NCJ 228224     Find in a Library
  Title: Test Results for Hardware Write Block Device: T4 Forensic SCSI Bridge (USB Interface)
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
United States of America
  Date Published: 09/2009
  Page Count: 23
  Annotation: Results are presented from the testing of the T4 Forensic SCSI Bridge (USB Interface) writer blocker under the Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT) program for effectiveness in providing accurate results.
  Abstract: Under the tool requirements set for the T4 Forensic SCSI Bridge (USB Interface) writer blocker, a summary of the test results include: 1) 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; 2) for all test cases run, the device always allowed commands to read the protected drive; 3) for all test cases run, the device always returned access-significant information from the protected drive without modification; and 4) for all test cases run, the device always returned error codes from the protected drive without modification. The Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT) program, a joint project of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology's, Office of Law Enforcement and Standards and Information Technology Laboratory, seeks to provide measurable assurance to practitioners, researchers, and other users that the tools used in computer forensics investigations provide accurate results. This report presents results from testing the T4 Forensic SCSI Bridge (USB Interface) write blocker, against the Hardware Write Blocker (HWB) Assertions and Test Plan Version 1.0 and HWB Specification, Version 2.0.
  Main Term(s): Data integrity
  Index Term(s): Testing and measurement ; Data security ; Computer hardware systems ; Computer privacy and security ; Police equipment ; Science and Technology ; Security systems ; Data collection ; Computer crime prevention measures ; Forensics/Forensic Sciences
  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
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  Type: Test/Measurement
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: NIJ Special Report
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