According to that paper, the county began the investigation after learning the employee in question had certified the Austin Police Department's now-shuttered DNA lab while serving as an auditor for the ASCLD
Table of Acronyms ASCLD
American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors CIMS Center Information Management System COTS Commercial Of-the-shelf DC3 Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center DCCI Defense Cyber Crime Institute DCFL Defense Computer Forensics Lab DCITA Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy DoD Department of Defense LIMS Laboratory Information Management System
In 2002 the FBI Laboratory and the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) agreed that ASCLD would continue with an annual forensic community meeting and provide additional resources via vendors and individualized workshops and that the FBI Laboratory would pursue a partnership with an executive education provider.
The FBI Laboratory will be scheduling the 2006 symposium in May in order to provide a six-month window between the symposium and the ASCLD meeting.
The ASCLD accreditation assures our clients that the methodologies and procedures followed by CyberEvidence exceed industry standards.
Brown recommends that companies seeking a service partner confirm relevant expertise, insurance, certifications in computer forensic methodology, Private Investigator licensing, and ASCLD accreditation.
The ASCLD Accreditation Mentoring Program partners nonaccredited crime laboratories (proteges) with ASCLD/LAB inspectors/assessors (mentors).
To ensure that both proteges and mentors fully understand their respective responsibilities and expectations, they attend a two-day workshop, which coincides with the ASCLD annual meeting.
The ASCLD validation is essential to the use of Secure FTP Server for secure transmission of evidence, including digital photographs and fingerprint images, from a crime scene.
The ASCLD validation follows GlobalSCAPE's previously announced receipt of the Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) from the US Army earlier this month for Secure FTP Server.