Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation by Eoghan CaseyHandbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation by Eoghan Casey

Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation

byEoghan CaseyEditorEoghan Casey

Paperback | October 26, 2009

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Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigationbuilds on the success of theHandbook of Computer Crime Investigation, bringing together renowned experts in all areas of digital forensics and investigation to provide the consummate resource for practitioners in the field. It is also designed as an accompanying text toDigital Evidence and Computer Crime.

This unique collection details how to conduct digital investigations in both criminal and civil contexts, and how to locate and utilize digital evidence on computers, networks, and embedded systems. Specifically, the Investigative Methodology section of the Handbook provides expert guidance in the three main areas of practice: Forensic Analysis, Electronic Discovery, and Intrusion Investigation. The Technology section is extended and updated to reflect the state of the art in each area of specialization. The main areas of focus in the Technology section are forensic analysis of Windows, Unix, Macintosh, and embedded systems (including cellular telephones and other mobile devices), and investigations involving networks (including enterprise environments and mobile telecommunications technology).

This handbook is an essential technical reference and on-the-job guide that IT professionals, forensic practitioners, law enforcement, and attorneys will rely on when confronted with computer related crime and digital evidence of any kind.

*Provides methodologies proven in practice for conducting digital investigations of all kinds
*Demonstrates how to locate and interpret a wide variety of digital evidence, and how it can be useful in investigations
*Presents tools in the context of the investigative process, including EnCase, FTK, ProDiscover, foremost, XACT, Network Miner, Splunk, flow-tools, and many other specialized utilities and analysis platforms
*Case examples in every chapter give readers a practical understanding of the technical, logistical, and legal challenges that arise in real investigations
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...
Title:Handbook of Digital Forensics and InvestigationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:600 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 26, 2009Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123742676

ISBN - 13:9780123742674

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction Eoghan CaseyPart 1: Investigative Methodology Chapter 2. Forensic Analysis Eoghan Casey and Curtis W. Rose Chapter 3. Electronic Discovery James Holley, Paul Luehr, Jessica Reust Smith and Joseph Schwerha Chapter 4. Intrusion Investigation Eoghan Casey, Christopher Daywalt and Andy JohnstonPart 2: Technology Chapter 5. Windows Forensic Analysis Ryan Pittman and Dave Shaver Chapter 6. UNIX Forensic Analysis Cory Altheide and Eoghan Casey Chapter 7. Macintosh Forensic Analysis Anthony Kokocinski Chapter 8. Embedded Systems Analysis Ronald van der Knijff Chapter 9: Handbook Network Investigations Eoghan Casey, Christopher Daywalt, Andy Johnston, Terrance Maguire Chapter 10. Mobile Network Investigations Dario Forte and Andrea De Donno

Editorial Reviews

"... any library serving them would find this an excellent introduction." -E-Streams

"Any law firm looking to get into the field would do well to start here." -E-Streams

"... a useful introduction to an increasingly important field." -E-Streams