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  • Covers all the technical and investigative skills you need to succeed with modern digital forensics
  • Offers start-to-finish coverage of analyzing information on any modern digital device
  • Tightly aligns with NSA and other government curricula, and professional certification requirements such as ACE
  • Even more hands-on activities and realistic case studies designed to illuminate modern digital forensics techniques
  • Increased focus on mobile forensics, including a full chapter on mobile apps
  • New coverage of capturing evidence from Internet of Things (IoT) devices
  • Part of the Pearson IT Cybersecurity Curriculum (ITCC): for all students of digital forensics in any environment

Description

  • Copyright 2021
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 720
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5991-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5991-7


THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO DIGITAL FORENSICSNOW THOROUGHLY UPDATED WITH NEW TECHNIQUES, TOOLS, AND SOLUTIONS

Complete, practical coverage of both technical and investigative skills
Thoroughly covers modern devices, networks, and the Internet
Addresses online and lab investigations, documentation, admissibility, and more
Aligns closely with the NSA Knowledge Units and the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework

As digital crime soars, so does the need for experts who can recover and evaluate evidence for successful prosecution. Now, Dr. Darren Hayes has thoroughly updated his definitive guide to digital forensics investigations, reflecting current best practices for securely seizing, extracting and analyzing digital evidence, protecting the integrity of the chain of custody, effectively documenting investigations, and scrupulously adhering to the law, so that your evidence is admissible in court.

Every chapter of this new Second Edition is revised to reflect newer technologies, the latest challenges, technical solutions, and recent court decisions. Hayes has added detailed coverage of wearable technologies, IoT forensics, 5G communications, vehicle forensics, and mobile app examinations; advances in incident response; and new iPhone and Android device examination techniques. Through practical activities, realistic examples, and fascinating case studies, youll build hands-on masteryand prepare to succeed in one of todays fastest-growing fields.

LEARN HOW TO

  • Understand what digital forensics examiners do, the evidence they work with, and the opportunities available to them
  • Explore how modern device features affect evidence gathering, and use diverse tools to investigate them
  • Establish a certified forensics lab and implement best practices for managing and processing evidence
  • Gather data online to investigate todays complex crimes
  • Uncover indicators of compromise and master best practices for incident response
  • Investigate financial fraud with digital evidence
  • Use digital photographic evidence, including metadata and social media images
  • Investigate wearable technologies and other Internet of Things devices
  • Learn new ways to extract a full fi le system image from many iPhones
  • Capture extensive data and real-time intelligence from popular apps
  • Follow strict rules to make evidence admissible, even after recent Supreme Court decisions

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: The Scope of Digital Forensics
  • Chapter 2: Windows Operating and File Systems
  • Chapter 3: Handling Computer Hardware
  • Chapter 4: Acquiring Evidence in a Computer Forensics Lab
  • Chapter 5: Online Investigations
  • Chapter 6: Documenting the Investigation
  • Chapter 7: Admissibility of Digital Evidence
  • Chapter 8: Network Forensics and Incident Response
  • Chapter 9: Mobile Forensics
  • Chapter 10: Mobile App Investigations
  • Chapter 11: Photograph Forensics
  • Chapter 12: Mac Forensics
  • Chapter 13: Case Studies
  • Chapter 14: Internet of Things (IoT) Forensics and Emergent Technologies
  • Answer Key

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