First Workshop IC4MF

Webconferencing capabilities will be available for remote and International interested parties.

Maceió - AL - Brasil
Início: 06/11/2013
Fim: 07/11/2013


6 of november

Horário Palestra Lead Arquivos
07:30 - 09:00 Web conference setup and remote participant verification Prof. Breno Jacinto, IFAL
09:00 - 09:15 Opening remarks and Introductions Russ Davis Archive Vídeo
09:15 - 10:00 Introducing the I2DFS Project Scope Russ Davis Archive
10:00 - 11:00 Introducing RHAE-IC4MF José Alencar Vídeo Vídeo
11:00 - 11:30 A New Solution for Several Problems - Using Information Theory for Assessing Model Preservation PhD Prof. Alejandro C. Frery, LaCCAN/UFAL Vídeo
11:30 - 12:00 Introducing the IC4MF Collaboration Platform Prof. Breno Jacinto (English), Bruno Bessa (Portuguese) Vídeo
12:00 - 12:20 Questions and Discussion from the Forum Open
12:20 - 12:30 Closing Actions End of Day 1 Workshop Russ Davis

7 November 2013

Horário Palestra Lead Arquivos
08:00 - 09:00 Web conference setup and remote participant verification Prof. Breno Jacinto, IFAL
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome and opening remarks Russ Davis
09:15 - 09:30 UFAL-COMPELAB Prof. Leandro M. Sales and Rodrigo Peixoto, COMPELAB Archive Vídeo
09:30 - 10:10 NFI Presentation-Camera Forensics Floris Gisolf, NFI Archive Vídeo
10:10 - 10:40 Usable Security and Privacy for Ubiquitous Communications Group Prof. Breno Jacinto, IFAL-PSICO Archive Vídeo
10:40 - 11:10 Avans - What Happens Online, Stays Online?! Professora Kay Michiels, AVANS Archive Vídeo
11:10 - 11:30 Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação no Brasil e em Alagoas Hon. Eduardo Setton, Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation for the State of Alagoas Vídeo
11:30 - 12:00 Follow-up Questions Chair and Panel Members
12:00 - 12:20 European Cyber Crime Training & Education Group Nigel Jones, UK Archive Vídeo
12:20 - 12:30 2CENTRE Nigel Jones (on their behalf) Archive Vídeo
12:30 - 12:50 Council of Europe Tools Nigel Jones (on their behalf) Archive
Questions from the Forum Open
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Aproaches to Validate Digital Images Tiago Carvalho, UNICAMP
14:30 - 15:00 Recent Advances in Multimedia Forensics Prof. Nasir Memon, NYU-Poly Archive
15:00 - 15:30 UFAL - LCCV Infrastructure Prof. Leonardo Viana, UFAL and IDEENBOX Vídeo
16:00 - 16:40 The State of Multimedia Forensics Prof. Fabio Auffant II, University of Albany Archive Vídeo
16:40 - 16:50 Administrative Actions, Nominations for Work Group Leaders Russ Davis
16:50 - 17:00 Closing Actions / End of Day 2 Workshop Russ Davis and José Alencar


  • Russ W. Davis

    Russ W. Davis

    The IC4MF Chairman, Russ holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence and has been involved in internet security, ICT, digital forensics, biometrics, and organisational management. Recognised in Who's Who Worldwide and Who's Who in the Computer Industry for his innovation, technology, diverse security and information assurance acumen. He has held numerous prominent government and commercial positions across three continents managing $ Billions of R&D; has extensive European Commission project experience including proposal submission and international collaboration projects on data protection, forensic services and security technology; and the Architect for several global Intelligence and Critical Infrastructure Command and Control Facilities. A principle in the formation, start-up, merger, acquisition, reorganisation or liquidation of more than 160 organisations across 43 countries, managing business and IT restructuring, product development, & research. A well published Author on security, biometric identity management and Data Protection standards, laws and best practices.
  • José Alenca F Neto

    José Alenca F Neto

    The IC4MF Programme Manager, José Alencar is graduated in Computer Science from the Federal University of Pernambuco (2001) and Masters in Computational Modeling Knowledge from Federal University of Alagoas (2008). Currently, he is conducing the business strategy and projects leadership of Rastru, a company focused on research and development of cutting-edge solutions to support forensic communities. At his company, he already has coordinated some R&D projects funded by the Brazilian federal institutions like CNPq and FINEP. The international consortium IC4MF is results of those initiatives. At Federal Justice at Alagoas State, he is the supervisor of IT infrastructure and system security.
  • PhD Prof. Alejandro C. Frery

    PhD Prof. Alejandro C. Frery

    Alejandro C. Frery received the B.Sc. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the Universidad de Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina. His M.Sc. degree was in Applied Mathematics (Statistics) from the Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA, Rio de Janeiro) and his Ph.D. degree was in Applied Computing from the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE, São José dos Campos, Brazil). He is currently the leader of LaCCAN -- Laboratório de Computação Científica e Análise Numérica}, Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Maceió, Brazil. He is currently the Editor in Chief of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters journal. His research interests are statistical computing and stochastic modeling.
  • Bruno Bessa

    Bruno Bessa

    Bruno Bessa, Mestre em Engenharia de Software, Pós-graduado em Gestão de Projetos em TI e Graduado em Sistema de Informação, Professor Universitário e atua na área de Empreendedorismo Digital, Tecnologia da Informação (TI), em Gerenciamento de Projetos e na Engenharia de Software e Desenvolvimento de Sistemas. Já trabalhou em grandes empresas na área TI e Fábricas de Software de grande porte no cenário brasileiro, é CEO da Bessa’s Technology no Sururu Valley “é o Vale do Silício de Alagoas”
  • Prof. Leandro M. Sales

    Prof. Leandro M. Sales

    Leandro qualified his PhD thesis at Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG) in 2011, proposing the Global Media Transmission Protocol (GMTP), a crossing-layer optimized network protocol for massive distribution of live multimedia content with the support of P2P sockets in the transport layer and a hybrid P2P/CDN network constituted in the network layer of the TCP/IP protocol stack. He is CEO of the Mobile and Pervasive Computing Laboratory ( and professor at the Computing Institute (IC), at the Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil. He coordinates a project with EPSON and CTO at BlackBerry Tech Center, hosted at, in a serie of projects with a team of 30+ talented students and researchers, with 40+ apps approved in different mobile stores. He has 35+ publications on computer networks and pervasive systems in conferences, magazines and journals. He is leading/developing important projects, such as: the BRisa, a multi-platform framework for developing applications based on Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) and Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA); the specification and implementation of the UPnP User Profile, a multilevel security layer for UPnP networks; the UPnPlayer, a control point elected the best mobile app in the Adobe Camp Brazil 2012; contributed with the development of the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol [RFC 4340] (DCCP); contributed with the specification/implementation of the TCP-Friendly Rate Control for Small Packets [RFC 5622]; co-developed the TCP-Cubic congestion control algorithm for DCCP and developed the GMTP in the Linux kernel. He has MSc. and BSc. in Computer Science from UFCG in 2008 and from UFAL in 2006, respectively; and Computer Support Specialist and Systems Administrator at Federal Center of Technological Education of Alagoas (CEFET/AL) in 2001. He is always enthusiastic, passionate and eager to communicate with all stakeholders, being very familiar with open source community and business relations.
  • Floris Gisolf

    Floris Gisolf

    Floris Gisolf received the B.S. degree in Biopsychology in 2010 and the M.S. degree in Forensic Science at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 2012. He is currently a researcher at the Netherlands Forensic Institute. His interests include multimedia forensics and in particular digital camera identification.
  • Prof. Breno Jacinto

    Prof. Breno Jacinto

    Holds a BSc. in Information Systems from Estácio-FAL University (2006) and an MSc. in Computer Science from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) Center for Informatics (CIn) (2009). Previously, he was fellow of CNPq and student-researcher at the Research Group on Networks and Telecommunications (GPRT) at UFPE. During his undergraduation, he worked in research projects involving the Department of Public Safety of Alagoas (SEDS-AL), where a prototype of the Interactive Police Portal ( was developed. He is currently a Professor at the Federal Institute of Science, Education and Technology of Alagoas (IFAL), and leader of PSICO - Research Group on Usable Security and Ubiquitous Communication, where he has been conducting research in the context of Community Mesh Networks, Usable Security and projects on Open Source Hardware and Software.
  • Professora Kay Michiels

    Professora Kay Michiels

    Kay Michiels has been working at Avans University since 2010 and her current role is lecturer and coordinator of two minors. She is actively involved in forensic science research and international collaborations. Her areas of expertise include Dutch criminal law, law comparison, criminalistics, ethics and psychology and law. Her research interests include the development of a international research network, joint database development and sharing learning and teaching materials and methods across Europe. Her interested in scientific techniques combined with her passion for law, created the base for a broad forensic knowledge. She is passionate about her work and she sees everything as a challenge to gain more information and keep developing herself.
  • Dr. Prof. Eduardo Setton

    Dr. Prof. Eduardo Setton

    Dr. Eduardo Setton is currently Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Innovation for the State of Alagoas. He is the second vice president of the National Council of Ministers for Science, Technology and Innovation (Consecti). He is Chairman of the Board of Metrological Network of the State of Alagoas. Participates as a member of the following Boards: Board of the Foundation for Research Support of the State of Alagoas (FAPEAL), State Council for Energy Policy (CEPE), State Council Economic and Social Development (Conedes) and Council of the Federal Institute of Alagoas (IFAL). Graduated in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Alagoas (1992) , MSc (1995) and Ph.D. (2001) in Civil Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. He is a professor at the Federal University of Alagoas (UFAL) and coordinated by December 2010, the Laboratory for Scientific Computing and Visualization (LCCV). Also coordinated several projects and agreements between UFAL and Petrobras in the areas of High Performance Computing, Discrete Element Method, Structural Dynamics Offshore Drilling Rocks Salinas and Geomechanics.
  • Nigel Jones

    Nigel Jones

    Nigel Jones M.B.E, FBCS is a Visiting Professor at Canterbury Christ Church University, lecturing in digital forensics and electronic evidence investigation. Previously, Nigel was Head of High Tech Crime Training for the UK Police, following a career spanning over 30 years with Kent Police, investigating economic crime and cybercrime. He has acted as Special Advisor to the Europol working group on Cybercrime training as well as acting on the editorial board of the International Journal of Digital Forensics and Investigation. He is also a member of the digital forensics sub group that advises the work of the UK Forensic Regulator. He is currently a Director of Technology Risk Limited, which specialises in advising clients seeking to resolve technology related business issues. Most recently has been working with the Council of Europe in their cybercrime projects in the Balkans and Eastern Partnership countries.
  • Tiago Carvalho

    Tiago Carvalho

    Tiago Carvalho, a brazilian guy from Rio Pomba, Minas Gerais living in Campinas, SP. He’s a programer in Federal Institute of Technological Education of Southeast of Minas Gerais, Brazil. He’s finishing his Ph.D in Computer Science at Institute of Computer (UNICAMP). He received his bacharelor's degree in Computer Sciecene from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora and his Master's degree from the University of Campinas. Actualy, he’s a Ph.D. student in Universtiy of Campinas, where he’s researching Forensics methods to detect image's created by splicing advised by Dr. Anderson Rocha.
  • Prof. Nasir Memon

    Prof. Nasir Memon

    Nasir Memon is a Professor and department head in the computer science and engineering department at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, New York. He is the director of the Information Systems and Internet Security (ISIS) lab at ( and the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Security and Privacy ( Prof. Memon's research interests include Digital Forensics, Data Compression, Computer and Network Security and Multimedia Computing and Security. He has published more than 250 articles in journals and conference proceedings and holds multiple patents in image compression and security. He has won several awards including several best paper awards, the NSF CAREER award and the Jacobs Excellence in Education award. His research has been featured in NBC nightly news, NY Times, Bloomberg News, ABC News, BBC, MIT Review,Wired.Com, Forbes, New Science Magazine etc. He is an IEEE Fellow and a distinguished lecturer of the IEEE signal processing society.
  • Prof. Leonardo Viana

    Prof. Leonardo Viana

    Holds a BA (1996 ) , MSc (1999 ) and Ph.D. (2003 ) in Physics from the Federal University of Pernambuco , the latter with sandwich-doctoral internship at the Center for Nonlinear Studies at Los Alamos National Lab , USA. His doctorate was in the area of Condensed Matter Physics and Computer Science, with emphasis in Computational Physics and Superconductivity. Acting on the following themes: computational methods, high performance computing, vortex matter in superconductors and phase diagram. He is a professor at the Institute of Computing, Federal University of Alagoas. Have experience with computer simulation methods and high performance computing. In particular stochastic simulations, molecular dynamics and Discrete Element Method applied to several physical problems. Works with algorithms, parallel programming, scientific visualization and use of natural interface. Has some experience in optical and electronic instrumentation. Participated in the Galileo Network, funded by Petrobras, which installed the compute cluster GradeBR/UFAL, today one of the five largest in Latin America. Works on projects funded Transpetro/Petrobras in the areas of biometrics, tracking, monitoring and fleet management waterway, support crisis management and monitoring/security pipelines. Is starting a startup, the IdeenBOX, in partnership with students and alumni, to act in these projects already started along Transpetro/Petrobras and Nyx Knowledge. Help in organizing the Olympiad Robotics - OBR in Alagoas.
  • Prof. Fabio Auffant II

    Prof. Fabio Auffant II

    Fabio R. Auffant II is a retired member of the New York State Police with 26 ½ years of service, holding the rank of Technical Lieutenant, and Manager of the Computer Forensics Laboratory and Field Forensic Operations of the Computer Crime Unit. Mr. Auffant was also the unit’s Training Coordinator, developing and delivering cyber crime and digital evidence training for State Police and law enforcement personnel. He has completed extensive digital forensics training, attaining several technical certifications, and is a certified computer forensic examiner. Mr. Auffant holds a M.S. in Digital Forensics Management and a B.S. in Organizational Management, as well as being a member of several professional organizations such as, High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), High Tech Crime Consortium (HTCC), and the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS). Fabio R. Auffant II is currently a Lecturer at the State University of New York in Albany, teaching Digital Forensics courses in the School of Business, Information Technology Management department. He is also a private consultant and NY State licensed Private Investigator.