Digital Forensics

Copyright 2014. Chad M.S. Steel. All rights reserved.

What I'm Working on

Books

I just finished my latest book,  Digital Child Pornography: A Practical Guide for Investigators.  Additionally, I'm working on a new book on Digital Profiling, covering digital behavioral analysis.

Teaching

I'm teaching Digital Forensic Profiling at George Mason University.  

Research

I'm currently working on three papers in various stages of draft:

  • Behavioral Economics of Interrogations
  • Log Analysis of PCAP Web Search Activity

 

Past Publications

Books

Digital Child Pornography: A Practical Guide for Investigators.  Chad M.S. Steel.  Lily Shiba Press. 2014.

Papers


The Asperger's Defense in Digital Child Pornography Investigations.  Chad M.S. Steel.  Psychiatry, Psychology, and the Law.  August 2015. 

The Technical SODDI Defenses:  The Trojan Horse Defense Revisited.  Chad M.S. Steel.  Journal of Digital Forensics, Security, and the Law.  January 2015.

Web-based Child Pornography: The Global Impact of Deterrence Efforts and its Consumption on Mobile Platforms.  Chad M.S. Steel.  Child Abuse and Neglect.  January 2015.
Idiographic Digital Profiling: Behavioral Analysis Based on Digital Forensics.  Chad M.S. Steel. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security, and the Law.  August 2014.

The Mask-SIFT Cascading Classifier for Pornography Detection.  Chad M.S. Steel.  Internet Security (WorldCIS), 2012 World Congress on, 2012.

Child Pornography on US Government Networks. Chad M.S. Steel, Lauren Henry. Journal of Public Inquiry. September 2010.

Child Pornography in Peer-to-Peer Networks.  Child Abuse and Neglect, 2009.

Web-based child pornography: Quantification and Qualification of Demand.  Chad M.S. Steel.  International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics, 2009.

Impersonator identification through dynamic fingerprinting, Chad M.S. Steel, Chang-Tien Lu.  Digital Investigation, 2008.

Computer Location Determination Through Geoparsing and Geocoding of Extracted Features.  Chad M.S. Steel.  ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law, 2007.

Building a Multisite Web Architecture.  Chad M.S. Steel.  IEEE Internet Computing.  October 2002. 

Case Study of a Year 2000 Testing Initiative.  Chad M.S. Steel, Julia V. Bukowski.  Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability of Systems, 1999.

Investigation into various optical methods for Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Measurement.  Chad M.S. Steel.  Submitted to meet the requirements of MSCE, Villanova University.  1998.

Misc Papers

Age Detection Through Facial Anthropometric Ratios.  Chad M.S. Steel.  Tech Seminar Paper, Virginia Tech, 2012.
PRESENT: A Framework for Planning and Executing Search Warrants for Digital Evidence. Chad M.S. Steel. Tech Seminar Paper, Virginia Tech, 2011.

ARCADE: Accurate Recognition of Clusters Across Densities. Chad M.S. Steel. Tech Seminar Paper, Virginia Tech, 2009.
‚ÄčDesign of a Distributed Digital Library for HealthCare (DLHC).  Chad M.S. Steel.  Tech Seminar Paper, Virginia Tech, 2008.
Geospatial Anomaly Detection in Internet Usage. Chad M.S. Steel. Tech Seminar Paper, Virginia Tech, 2009.