Cyber Forensics, 2nd Edition
- Item No. : 6154
- ISBN : 9780849383281
- Publisher : Taylor and Francis Group
- Publish Date : 2008
- Authors : Albert J. Marcella, Jr. Doug Menendez
- Language : English
- Media : Hardcover
- Page count : 498
- Member Price : $99.95
- Non-Member Price : $99.95
Designed as an introduction and overview to the field, Cyber Forensics: A Field Manual for Collecting, Examining, and Preserving Evidence of Computer Crimes, Second Edition, integrates theory and practice to present the policies, procedures, methodologies, and legal ramifications and implications of a cyber forensic investigation. The authors guide you step by step through the basics of investigation and introduce the tools and procedures required to legally seize and forensically evaluate a suspect machine.
Evaluating the relationship to and dependency of investigation on technology and the legal and legistive process, Cyber Forensics:
Updates and expands information on concealment techniques, new technologies, hardware, software, and relevant new legislation.
Details the scope of cyber forensics to reveal and track legal and illegal activity.
Describes how to begin an investigation and employ investigative methodology.
Explains rules of evidence and chain of custody within both the local and federal legal framework.
Provides tips on mitigating potential exposures and risks to chain of custody.
Discusses standard operating procedures for cyber forensic investigations in the field and laboratory.
Evaluates the current data security and integrity exposure of multifunctional devices.
Establishes a flowchart for the seizure of electronic evidence, including computers and their operating environment as well as PDAs.
An extensive list of appendices provides valuable "hands-on" information, including websites, organizations, pertinent legislation, further readings, best practice recommendations, more information on hardware and software, and a recap of the federal rules of civil procedure.