How to identify and recover the digital missing from the US military’s digital files
A key issue for the US Government is how to recover the data from the digital files held by the Department of Defense (DOD).
Many of the files have been lost or destroyed since 2011.
What is still not clear is how the digital information can be recovered.
In the first article of this series, I will look at the technology available to recover digital files.
In this article, I discuss how we can identify, recover, and digitally document the digital lost files.
I will also outline a methodology for doing this.
Next, I explain the process and some of the problems that will need to be resolved in order to successfully recover digital lost documents.
The article discusses the digital recovered files and the process of identifying, recovering, and publishing them online.
This article is a part of the “Digital Missing: Recovering digital missing documents” series, and is available for free.
The article is an updated version of an article that appeared in Wired Magazine in October 2011.
It has been edited for clarity and grammar.