School of Computing

Oct 30
11:00 - 12:00
Structured Argumentation Applied to Digital Forensics: Overview and Potential
School of Computing - Security Group Seminar
Speaker: Virginia Franqueira (University of Kent)

Abstract: This talk will present the main elements of the Structured Argumentation scheme by Toulmin (1958) and illustrate, via examples, in which ways the scheme can be beneficial for digital forensics practice. It will also discuss challenges, and potential developments moving forward.

Bio: Dr Virginia Franqueira received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Twente (The Netherlands) in 2009, and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Federal University of Espirito Santo (Brazil) in 2003. She held a postdoc position at the University of Twente (Netherlands) from 2009 to 2011, then spent one year as information security consultant in the UK. She moved to academia in 2012, when she assumed a lecturer role at the University of Central Lancashire (UK), followed by a senior lecturer role at the University of Derby (UK) from 2014 to 2019. Since September 2019, she is a lecturer in cyber security at the University of Kent, part of Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS). Her research interests include digital forensics, security requirements, cyberstalking, protection of children online, security of connected vehicles, and IoT.


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Open to everyone, especially those interested in cyber security research,


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Last Updated: 14/08/2015