Every computer crime leaves tracks-you just have to know where to find them. This book shows you how to collect and analyze the digital evidence left behind in a digital crime scene.Computers have always been susceptible to unwanted intrusions, but as the sophistication of computer technology increases so does the need to anticipate, and safeguard against, a corresponding rise in computer-related criminal activity.Computer forensics, the newest branch of computer security, focuses on the aftermath of a computer security incident. The goal of computer forensics is to conduct a structured investigation to determine exactly what happened, who was responsible, and to perform the investigation in such a way that the results are useful in a criminal proceeding.Written by two experts in digital investigation,Computer Forensicsprovides extensive information on how to handle the computer as evidence.KruseandHeiserwalk the reader through the complete forensics process-from the initial collection of evidence through the final report. Topics include an overview of the forensic relevance of encryption, the examination of digital evidence for clues, and the most effective way to present your evidence and conclusions in court.
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Addison Wesley Professional
September 26, 2001
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