Multimedia contents as possible evidences: analyzing their authenticity
Basic course on how to verify the authenticity of multimedia contents
Lawyers, Magistrates, Judges, Forensic Experts, Law Enforcement.
In order to present a multimedia content (digital image, video sequence, audio track) as a possible evidence in court, the authenticity of such audio-visual data must be assured, that is, what it represents must be truthful. In fact, multimedia contents are easy to process and distribute (or re-distribute), thus requiring for appropriate methodology for verifying that the digital evidence is an authentic representation of the reality it describes.
- The digital data and its vulnerability: integrity versus authenticity
- Methodologies and techniques for verifying authenticity of multimedia contents according to International Standards (ISO/IEC 27037, ISO/IEC 27041, ISO/IEC 27042, SWGIT/SWGDE Guidelines)
- Methodology for authenticity verification
- Introduction to Multimedia Forensics for verifying the authenticity of multimedia contents
- metadata extraction and analysis
- source device identification
- authenticity verification
- Practical session: commercial software (Amped Authenticate) and academic tools