Training workshop on ‘Digital (Disc) Forensics’ organised at SKPA -
Training workshop on ‘Digital (Disc) Forensics’ organised at SKPA
Posted 26 May 2017 12:28 PM


An innovative and first of its kind four-day workshop on ‘Digital (Disc) Forensics’ at SK Police Academy Udhampur concluded today.
Experienced academicians and IT experts of this specialized branch of e- policing were invited to interact over different areas and the sessions were moderated by Amit Sharma, Regional Director, Survey and Land Records (Ex-Officio Settlement Officer) Udhampur and Reasi Districts, who happens to have championed the cause of e-Governance in the State.
23 officers serving in different areas of the State participated in the course, which was inaugurated by M Sulaiman Salaria, Director SKPA (IGP), who was accompanied by Shiv Kumar Sharma, SSP.
The Course was coordinated by SSP Randheer Singh in a very professional manner and the Course Secretary was Vivek Kalsotra, SI (C). The objectives of course were to make the participants conversant with basics of computers and networking, core concept of computer forensics, disk storage, File system, and its maintenance. SOP of handling digital evidence, Hashing, Imaging of digital media, and Incident response, Analysis of evidence, web e-mail recovery, Identifying and collecting hidden evidences and best global practices on cyber crime.
At the end of the deliberations, the Course moderator Amit Sharma, being an e-Governance specialist, discussed and involved the participants actively and cited global practices for e-Governance and modern policing practices for more transparent and swift deliverance of services at the door steps of the citizens.
Experts, who addressed different sessions, included Dr Sakshi Arora, Dr Baij Nath, Dr Naveen Kumar Gondhi, Sparsh Sharma (all from SMVDU Katra), Dr J Jegan Naathan, Dr Bhavna Arora ( both from Central University of Jammu) and Dr Neeraj Dubey from GCET Jammu.
Lot of innovative ideas were well taken during the entire course and it was resolved by the participants that in future performance of their duties, these techniques will be utilized for effective performance of police duties as envisioned in the mission for smart policing in this State for better combating the cyber crime and security challenges.

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