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Cisco Router and Switch Forensics by Dale Liu

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Chapter 1. Digital Forensics and Analyzing Data

Solutions in this chapter:

▪ The Evolution of Computer Forensics
▪ The Phases of Digital Forensics
Summary
Solutions Fast Track
Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

Digital forensics is probably the most intricate step of the cybercrime investigation process, and often yields the strongest evidence in terms of prosecutable cases. Digital forensics is the scientific acquisition, analysis, and preservation of data contained in electronic media whose information can be used as evidence in a court of law. The practice of digital forensics can be a career unto itself, and often is. Other times it is a subset of skills for a more general security practitioner. Although the corporate digital forensic practitioner ...

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