Uncover a digital trail of e-evidence by using the helpful, easy-to-understand
information in Computer Forensics For Dummies! Professional and armchair investigators
alike can learn the basics of computer forensics, from digging out electronic
evidence to solving the case. You won’t need a computer science degree
to master e-discovery. Find and filter data in mobile devices, e-mail, and other
You’ll learn all about e-mail and Web-based forensics, mobile forensics, passwords and encryption, and other e-evidence found through VoIP, voicemail, legacy mainframes, and databases. You’ll discover how to use the latest forensic software, tools, and equipment to find the answers that you’re looking for in record time. When you understand how data is stored, encrypted, and recovered, you’ll be able to protect your personal privacy as well. By the time you finish reading this book, you’ll know how to:
- Prepare for and conduct computer forensics investigations
- Find and filter data
- Protect personal privacy
- Transfer evidence without contaminating it
- Anticipate legal loopholes and opponents’ methods
- Handle passwords and encrypted data
- Work with the courts and win the case
Plus, Computer Forensics for Dummies includes lists of things that everyone interested in computer forensics should know, do, and build. Discover how to get qualified for a career in computer forensics, what to do to be a great investigator and expert witness, and how to build a forensics lab or toolkit.
Linda Volonino (PhD, MBA, CISSP, ACFE) is a computer forensic
investigator and expert witness with Robson Forensic, Inc. and a member of InfraGard.
Reynaldo Anzaldua (MBA, CISSP, EnCE, CHFI, IBM I-Series) teaches computer forensics and information security at South Texas College and works with private organizations and government agencies.