Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime: An Introduction

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2004 - Computers - 248 pages
This book fully defines computer-related crime and the legal issues involved in its investigation. It provides a framework for the development of a computer crime unit. This book is the "only" comprehensive 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" provides a comprehensive analysis of current case law, constitutional challenges, and government legislation. For computer crime investigators, police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys, public defenders, and defense attorneys.

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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. Some of her recent books are: Organized Crime: A Worldwide Persepctive; Computer Forensics and Cybercrime; and, From Lucky Luciano to Tony Soprano: A History of Italian Organized Crime in America.

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