IsoBuster is a well known and often used tool in the forensics world. Many police departments and other governmental institutions in law enforcement and forensic data gathering use IsoBuster extensively. IsoBuster is unique because it shows the true layout of an optical disc or other media. Investigators can now fully inspect all the tracks, sessions and partitions on various media and in the mean time get a better understanding of how data is managed on the media.
The Computer Crime Unit (CCU) provides forensic and investigative services to NEMLEC agencies and other law enforcement agencies if/as designated by the Executive Board. The unit is also responsible for training police in computer crime investigations, providing community-based Internet Safety Training and investigating all forms of crimes facilitated by the use of high technology (computers) within our jurisdictions. The unit in Medford serves Middlesex County, and Peabody serves Essex County.
The Central Area Computer Crimes Task Force is responsible for investigating computer-related crimes ranging from fraud to child pornography.
The Labor, Insurance and Revenue Crimes Bureau is created by the District Attorney to apply a multidisciplinary approach to addressing crimes that undermine U.S. economy and drain needed revenue from the public by integrating several units to comprehensively address these crimes. The Computer Crimes Unit is staffed by specially-trained detective investigators who are responsible for investigating crimes under Article 156 of the Penal law. The unit also assists the SCPD Computer Crime Section investigations.
The Computer Crimes Detail investigates cases where a computer is the target of a crime or an instrument used in the commission or furtherance of a crime. The Computer Crimes Detail is frequently called on to assist other investigative units, as well as federal and local law enforcement agencies with the seizure and processing of computer-related evidence.
The Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) investigates computer-related crime. The unit assists in collection and preservation of electronic crime evidence and provides support for other investigations.