9781418067335

Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations

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  • ISBN13:

    9781418067335

  • ISBN10:

    1418067334

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/24/2007
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning Ptr
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Summary

Master the skills necessary to launch and complete a successful computer investigation with the updated edition of this highly successful book, Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations. This text will teach readers how to conduct a high-tech investigation, from acquiring digital evidence to reporting its findings. Coverage includes how to set up a forensics lab, how to acquire the proper and necessary tools, and how to conduct the investigation and subsequent digital analysis. The comprehensive coverage and detailed know-how led to the book being listed as recommended reading by the FBI Forensics Communications the United States Certified reading room. The book features free downloads of the latest forensic software, so students become familiar with the tools of the trade.

Table of Contents

Computer Forensics and Investigations as a Profession
Understanding Computer Investigations
The Investigator's Office and Laboratory
Current Computer Forensics Tools
Processing Crime and Incident Scenes
Digital Evidence Controls
Working with Windows and DOS Systems
Macintosh and Linux Boot Processes and File Systems
Data Acquisition
Computer Forensics Analysis
Recovering Image Files
Network Forensics
E-Mail Investigations
Becoming an Expert Witness and Reporting Results of Investigations
Appendices
Certification Test References
Computer Forensics References
Procedures for Corporate High-Technology Investigations
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