Computer Forensics JumpStart / Edition 2

Computer Forensics JumpStart / Edition 2

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by Michael R. Solomon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470931663

ISBN-13: 9780470931660

Pub. Date: 03/15/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Due to the continuing rise of criminal conduct with technology, computer forensics is a rapidly growing discipline and one of the fastest growing segments of IT. If you are considering a career in this hot field, Computer Forensics JumpStart is for you. The second edition of an in-depth introduction to computer forensics, this major update covers the latest tools

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Due to the continuing rise of criminal conduct with technology, computer forensics is a rapidly growing discipline and one of the fastest growing segments of IT. If you are considering a career in this hot field, Computer Forensics JumpStart is for you. The second edition of an in-depth introduction to computer forensics, this major update covers the latest tools and practices as well as available certifications that can help you to launch a new career. Written by a team computer forensics experts, coverage includes:
• Conducting a computer forensics investigation
• Examining the layout of a network
• Finding hidden data
• Capturing images
• Identifying, collecting, and preserving computer evidence
• Understanding encryption and examining encrypted files
• Documenting your case
• Evaluating common computer forensic tools
• Presenting computer evidence in court as an expert witness

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470931660
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
661,202
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1 The Need for Computer Forensics.

Chapter 2 Preparation—What to Do Before You Start.

Chapter 3 Computer Evidence.

Chapter 4 Common Tasks.

Chapter 5 Capturing the Data Image.

Chapter 6 Extracting Information from Data.

Chapter 7 Passwords and Encryption.

Chapter 8 Common Forensic Tools.

Chapter 9 Pulling It All Together.

Chapter 10 How to Testify in Court.

Appendix A Answers to Review Questions.

Appendix B Forensic Resources.

Appendix C Forensic Certifications and More.

Appendix D Forensic Tools 289

Glossary.

Index.

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Computer Forensics JumpStart 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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This is a great book
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Georgiatucker More than 1 year ago
Well written