A hands-on guide to using a variety of tools to conduct computer forensics investigations and verify findings
Computer Forensics, A Beginner’s Guide offers a complete overview of computer forensics, includes insider tips, and highlights the essential skills required for success in the field of computer forensics. The book discusses techniques for gathering types of data, how to determine if the information is correct and valid, and how to present that information in a way that shows the complete picture of what happened.
Using the tested and proven processes developed by the author, you will learn how to set up a forensics lab, ensure that none of the evidence is tampered with, and what legal pitfalls and issues to be aware of when working with electronic evidence.
Computer Forensics, A Beginner’s Guide
- Explains the basics of conducting computer forensics using free, open source, interactive tools
- Features case studies that uncover common mistakes made by beginning computer forensic investigators and how to avoid them
- Written by a computer forensics expert and speaker who is internationally recognized for his work
- Contains global examples throughout the book
- Includes ready-made forms and checklists you can use to ensure proper evidence handling
- Provides a flexible, tested framework for you to use to perform forensic investigations