A Practical Guide to Computer Forensics Investigations
All you need to know to succeed in digital forensics: technical and investigative skills, in one book
Complete, practical, and up-to-date
Thoroughly covers digital forensics for Windows, Mac, mobile, hardware, and networks
Addresses online and lab investigations, documentation, admissibility, and more
By Dr. Darren Hayes, founder of Pace University's Code Detectives forensics lab-one of America's "Top 10 Computer Forensics Professors"
Perfect for anyone pursuing a digital forensics career or working with examiners
Criminals go where the money is. Today, trillions of dollars of assets are digital, and digital crime is growing fast. In response, demand for digital forensics experts is soaring. To succeed in this exciting field, you need strong technical and investigative skills. In this guide, one of the world's leading computer orensics experts teaches you all the skills you'll need.
Writing for students and professionals at all levels, Dr. Darren Hayes presents complete best practices for capturing and analyzing evidence, protecting the chain of custody, documenting investigations, and scrupulously adhering to the law, so your evidence can always be used.
Hayes introduces today's latest technologies and technical challenges, offering detailed coverage of crucial topics such as mobile forensics, Mac forensics, cyberbullying, and child endangerment.
This guide's practical activities and case studies give you hands-on mastery of modern digital forensics tools and techniques. Its many realistic examples reflect the author's extensive and pioneering work as a forensics examiner in both criminal and civil investigations.
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The Scope of Computer Forensics
Windows Operating and File Systems
Handling Computer Hardware
Acquiring Evidence in a Computer Forensics Lab
Documenting the Investigation
Admissibility of Digital Evidence