O'Reilly logo

Computer Evidence: Collection and Preservation, Second Edition by Christopher L. T. Brown

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Crime Scene Investigation

Basic law enforcement training in crime scene investigation has long been limited to the critical tasks of documentation and collection of physical evidence. For the purposes of this book, computer forensics investigators are performing closer to what Dr. Henry C. Lee et al., define as scientific crime scene investigation [Lee01]. Dr. Lee describes scientific crime scene investigation as a formalized process where forensics investigators, in addition to documentation and collection of physical evidence, use scientific knowledge and forensics techniques to identify evidence and generate leads to assist in solving a crime.

Note

Much of scientific crime scene investigation is based on Locard’s exchange principle, which ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required