Computer Forensics JumpStart

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John Wiley & Sons, May 5, 2008 - Computers - 304 pages
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Launch Your Career in Computer Forensics—Quickly and Effectively

Written by a team of computer forensics experts, Computer Forensics JumpStart provides all the core information you need to launch your career in this fast-growing field:

  • Conducting a computer forensics investigation
  • Examining the layout of a network
  • Finding hidden data
  • Capturing images
  • Identifying, collecting, and preserving computer evidence
  • Understanding encryption and examining encrypted files
  • Documenting your case
  • Evaluating common computer forensic tools
  • Presenting computer evidence in court as an expert witness
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Need for Computer Forensics
1
Chapter 2 PreparationWhat to Do Before You Start
21
Chapter 3 Computer Evidence
51
Chapter 4 Common Tasks
73
Chapter 5 Capturing the Data Image
95
Chapter 6 Extracting Information from Data
117
Chapter 7 Passwords and Encryption
139
Chapter 8 Common Forensics Tools
161
Chapter 10 How to Testify in Court
221
Appendix A Answers to Review Questions
239
Appendix B Forensics Resources
249
Appendix C Forensics Certifications
253
Appendix D Forensics Tools
261
Glossary
267
Index
274
Copyright

Chapter 9 Pulling It All Together
195

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About the author (2008)

Diane Barrett, CISSP, teaches classes on networking, security, and virus protection on ISSA's Generally Accepted Information Security Principles Project.

Neil Broom, CISSP, is a consultant in the fields of computer forensics, information assurance, and professional security testing. He currently serves as the VP of the Atlanta chapter of the ISSA.

Michael Solomon, CISSP, TICSA, is a security consultant and trainer and has worked with clients such as EarthLink, Nike, and Lucent Technologies.

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