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ICE Expands Lab for Cyber Crime Investigations

cybersecurityThe U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has expanded its forensics laboratory to provide more workspace for ICE specialists who monitor illegal cyber activities, FCW reported Wednesday.

Mark Rockwell writes the 5,000-square-foot lab is located at ICE’s Cyber Crimes Center in Fairfax, Virginia, and houses new digital analysis technology and other software platforms.

C3 employs 278 computer forensics professionals and is built to offer cyber-based domestic and international technical support services for cross-border criminal cases, according to FCW.

Eric Feldman, ICE’s homeland security investigations unit chief, told FCW that the Department of Homeland Security‘s Washington office provides basic information technology services to the lab.

The department said the HSI division processed 5.2 petabytes of data during fiscal 2014.

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