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Digital Triage Forensics by Richard Watson, Stephen Pearson

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Chapter 2 Digital triage forensics and battlefield forensics

Introduction

In this chapter, we will focus on digital triage forensics (DTF) and how this concept has been developed to what it is today using the computer forensics field triage process model (CFFTPM). We will also discuss the differences between DTF and CFFTPM and define their roles for producing actionable intelligence. You will learn that battlefield forensics is sometimes unorthodox to the everyday investigator who conducts investigations in controlled crime scenes and also the challenges the weapons intelligence team (WIT) members face when exploiting improvised explosive device (IED) scenes on the battlefield. While these teams risk their lives to collect IED evidence, ...

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