Final Project

General Rules

Write a paper about a topic of your choice on digital forensics. The paper must be at maximum 20 page long and be written individually. The topic of your work must be approved by the faculty. We suggest that you use the template in attachment.

Important dates

  • Project proposal: April 7th
  • Submission deadline: June 5th
  • Project presentations: May 25th, and June 1st

Ideas for the Final Project

Write a report on the state of the art of one of a topic related with the course. Feel free to select the topic, but here's some ideas:

1) Forensic analysis of Solid-State Drives (SSDs) 
2) Botnet investigations 
3) Steganalysis techniques 
4) Investigation of intellectual property and copyright infringement 
5) Digital plagiarism investigation 
6) Investigation techniques of cyberstalking and cyberbullying 
7) Security vs. privacy protection in USA and EU 
8) Global surveillance disclosures in the past years 
9) Investigation of corporate espionage and theft of proprietary information 
10) Online fraud detection 
11) Survey of computer / network forensic tools 
12) From the case files: Investigations of large-scale data breaches 
13) Deanonymization of individuals from public databases 
14) Survey of attacks to the Tor network and open issues 
15) Global cyber-espionage 
16) Techniques for forensic analysis of big data 
17) Publicly available data on social networks 
18) Robusteness evaluation of watermarking techniques

Presentation Schedule

Each slot will be limited to 30 minutes long: 20 minutes for the presentation, followed by 10 minutes for Q&A.

Thu, May 25       Angelo, Cláudia, Liliana, Graça
Thu, June 1Manuel, Cátia, António, João, Eunice, Luís