Computer Forensics JumpStart / Edition 2

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Overview

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: 3/15/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 975,054
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael G. Solomon, CISM, CISSP, PMP, GSEC, is a full-timesecurity speaker, consultant, trainer, and project manager whospecializes in development and assessment security topics. An ITprofessional since 1987, he has worked on projects or done trainingfor more than 60 major companies and organizations, includingEarthLink, Schumacher, Nike, and others.

K Rudolph, CISSP, is founder and President of NativeIntelligence, which provides security training for federal agenciesand commercial firms. She is a featured speaker at nationalconferences and a board member of Federal Information SystemsSecurity Educators' Association.

Ed Tittel is a 28-year computer industry veteran withover 130 books to his credit. He writes regularly for sites such asInformIT.com and TechTarget.

Neil Broom, CCE, CISSP, CFE, is President and LaboratoryDirector of Technical Resource Center, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia. Hehas more than 15 years of experience providing investigative,technical, educational, and security services.

Diane Barrett is a forensic trainer for Paraben. Holdingmany industry certifications including CISSP, ISSMP, and DCFP, shehas been involved in the IT industry for almost 20 years and hasbeen active in education, security, and forensics for the past 10years.

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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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