9780132447492

Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime An Introduction

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    9780132447492

  • ISBN10:

    0132447495

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/7/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Completely updated in a new edition, this book fully defines computer-related crime and the legal issues involved in its investigation. Re-organized with different chapter headings for better understanding of the subject, it provides a framework for the development of a computer crime unit. Updated with new information on technology, this book is theonlycomprehensive examination of computer-related crime and its investigation on the market. It includes an exhaustive discussion of legal and social issues, fully defines computer crime, and provides specific examples of criminal activities involving computers, while discussing the phenomenon in the context of the criminal justice system.Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime 2eprovides a comprehensive analysis of current case law, constitutional challenges, and government legislation. New to this edition is a chapter on Organized Crime & Terrorism and how it relates to computer related crime as well as more comprehensive information on Processing Evidence and Report Preparation. For computer crime investigators, police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys, public defenders, and defense attorneys.

Author Biography

Dr. Marjie T. Britz is an associate professor of criminal justice at Clemson University.  She holds a bachelors of science in forensic science from Jacksonville State University, a masters of science in police administration, and a doctorate of philosophy in criminal justice from Michigan State University.  She has published extensively in the areas of computer crime, organized crime, and the police subculture.  She has acted as a consultant to a variety of organizations, and provided training to an assortment of law enforcement agencies. In addition, she has served on editorial and supervisory boards in both academic and practitioner venues.  Her latest works include: Organized Crime: A Worldwide Perspective (Prentice-Hall) and Criminal Evidence (Allyn & Bacon).,

Table of Contents

Introduction
Computer Terminology & History
Traditional Computer Crime: Hackers and Theft of Components
Contemporary Computer Crime
Identity Theft & Identity Fraud
Organized Crime & Terrorism
Avenues for Prosecution and Government Efforts
Applying the First Amendment to Computer Related Crime
The Fourth Amendment & Other Legal Issues
Forensic Terminology & Developing Forensic Capabilities
Searching and Seizing Computer Related Evidence
Processing Evidence and Report Preparation
Conclusions & Future Issues
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