Digital Evidence and Computer Crime: Forensic Science, Computers, and the Internet

Hardcover | April 20, 2011

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Digital Evidence and Computer Crime, Third Edition provides the knowledge necessary to uncover and use digital evidence effectively in any kind of investigation. The widely-adopted first and second editions introduced thousands of students to this field and helped them deal with digital evidence. This completely updated edition provides the introductory materials that new students require, and also expands on the material presented in previous editions to help students develop these skills. The textbook teaches how computer networks function, how they can be involved in crimes, and how they can be used as a source of evidence. Additionally, this third edition includes updated chapters dedicated to networked Windows, Unix, and Macintosh computers, and Personal Digital Assistants.Ancillary materials include an Instructor's Manual and PowerPoint slides. Named The 2011 Best Digital Forensics Book by InfoSec Reviews Provides a thorough explanation of how computers and networks function, how they can be involved in crimes, and how they can be used as evidence Features coverage of the abuse of computer networks and privacy and security issues on computer networks

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Digital Evidence and Computer Crime, Third Edition provides the knowledge necessary to uncover and use digital evidence effectively in any kind of investigation. The widely-adopted first and second editions introduced thousands of students to this field and helped them deal with digital evidence. This completely updated edition provide...

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Digital Evidence and Computer Crime: Forensic Science, Computers and the Internet, Third Editionby Eoghan Casey cmdLabs, Baltimore, Maryland, USATechnical Editor Brent E. Turvey, Forensic Solutions LLC, Sitka, Alaska, USAContributors: Susan W. Brenner (University of Dayton School of Law), Bert-Jaap Koops (Tilburg University, Netherland...

Eoghan Casey is an internationally recognized expert in data breach investigations and information security forensics. He is founding partner of CASEITE.com, and co-manages the Risk Prevention and Response business unit at DFLabs. Over the past decade, he has consulted with many attorneys, agencies, and police departments in the United...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:840 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.98 inPublished:April 20, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123742684

ISBN - 13:9780123742681

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Table of Contents

PART 1: Digital Forensics 1. Foundations of Digital Forensics 2. Language of Computer Crime Investigation 3. Digital Evidence in the Courtroom 4. Cybercrime Law: A United States Perspective 5. Cybercrime Law: European Perspective

PART 2: Digital Investigations 6. Conducting Digital Investigations 7. Handling a Digital Crime Scene 8. Investigative Reconstruction with Digital Evidence 9. Modus Operandi, Motive, and Technology

PART 3: Apprehending Offenders 10. Violent Crime and Digital Evidence 11. Digital Evidence as Alibi 12. Sex Offenders on the Internet 13. Investigating Computer Intrusions 14. Cyberstalking

PART 4: Computers 15. Computer Basics for Digital Investigators 16. Applying Forensic Science to Computers 17. Forensic Examination of Windows Systems 18. Forensic Examination of UNIX Systems 19. Forensic Examination of Macintosh Systems 20. Forensic Examination of Mobile Devices (online only)

PART 5: Network Forensics 21. Network Basics for Digital Investigators 22. Applying Forensic Science to Networks 23. Digital Evidence on the Internet 24. Digital Evidence on Physical and Data-Link Layers 25. Digital Evidence at the Network and Transport Layers

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Praise for the first and second editions:

"Author Eoghan Casey does a superb job of applying forensic science to computers." -- Ben Rothke, SecurityManagement.com

"...Casey does a great job making difficult concepts easy to understand."
ComputerWorld