Windows Forensics: The Field Guide for Corporate Computer Investigations

Windows Forensics: The Field Guide for Corporate Computer Investigations

by Chad Steel
     
 

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The evidence is in—to solve Windows crime, you need Windows tools

An arcane pursuit a decade ago, forensic science today is a household term. And while the computer forensic analyst may not lead as exciting a life as TV's CSIs do, he or she relies just as heavily on scientific principles and just as surely solves crime.

Whether you are

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The evidence is in—to solve Windows crime, you need Windows tools

An arcane pursuit a decade ago, forensic science today is a household term. And while the computer forensic analyst may not lead as exciting a life as TV's CSIs do, he or she relies just as heavily on scientific principles and just as surely solves crime.

Whether you are contemplating a career in this growing field or are already an analyst in a Unix/Linux environment, this book prepares you to combat computer crime in the Windows world. Here are the tools to help you recover sabotaged files, track down the source of threatening e-mails, investigate industrial espionage, and expose computer criminals.

  • Identify evidence of fraud, electronic theft, and employee Internet abuse
  • Investigate crime related to instant messaging, Lotus Notes®, and increasingly popular browsers such as Firefox®
  • Learn what it takes to become a computer forensics analyst
  • Take advantage of sample forms and layouts as well as case studies
  • Protect the integrity of evidence
  • Compile a forensic response toolkit
  • Assess and analyze damage from computer crime and process the crime scene
  • Develop a structure for effectively conducting investigations
  • Discover how to locate evidence in the Windows Registry

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470038628
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/15/2006
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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