Computer Forensics

Reihe
Addison-Wesley
Autor
Warren G. Kruse / Jay G. Heiser  
Verlag
Pearson
Einband
Softcover
Auflage
1
Sprache
Englisch
Seiten
391
Erschienen
September 2001
ISBN13
9780201707199
ISBN
0201707195
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Written by two experts in digital investigation, Computer Forensics provides extensive information on how to handle the computer as evidence. Kruse and Heiser walk the student through the complete forensics process¿¿¿from the initial collection of evidence through the final report. Topics include an overview of the forensic relevance of encryption, the examination of digital evidence for clues, and the most effective way to present your evidence and conclusions in court. Unique forensic issues associated with both the Unix and the Windows NT/2000 operating systems are thoroughly covered.

Table of Contents



Preface.


Acknowledgments.


 1. Introduction to Computer Forensics.


 2. Tracking an Offender.


 3. The Basics of Hard Drives and Storage.


 4. Encryption and Forensics.


 5. Data Hiding.


 6. Hostile Code.


 7. Your Electronic Toolkit.


 8. Investigating Windows Computers.


 9. Introduction to Unix for Forensic Examiners.


10. Compromising a Unix Host.


11. Investigating a Unix Host.


12. Introduction to the Criminal Justice System.


13. Conclusion.


Appendix A. Internet Data Center Response Plan.


Appendix B. Incident Response Triage Questionnaire.


Appendix C. How to Become a Unix Guru.


Appendix D. Exporting a Windows 2000 Personal Certificate.


Appendix E. How to Crowbar Unix Hosts.


Appendix F. Creating a Linux Boot CD.


Appendix G. Contents of a Forensic CD.


Annotated Bibliography.


Index. 0201707195T09182001

Back Cover

Every computer crime leaves tracks-you just have to know where to find them. This book shows you how to collect and analyze the digital evidence left behind in a digital crime scene.

Computers have always been susceptible to unwanted intrusions, but as the sophistication of computer technology increases so does the need to anticipate, and safeguard against, a corresponding rise in computer-related criminal activity.

Computer forensics, the newest branch of computer security, focuses on the aftermath of a computer security incident. The goal of computer forensics is to conduct a structured investigation to determine exactly what happened, who was responsible, and to perform the investigation in such a way that the results are useful in a criminal proceeding.

Written by two experts in digital investigation, Computer Forensics provides extensive information on how to handle the computer as evidence. Kruse and Heiser walk the reader through the complete forensics process-from the initial collection of evidence through the final report. Topics include an overview of the forensic relevance of encryption, the examination of digital evidence for clues, and the most effective way to present your evidence and conclusions in court. Unique forensic issues associated with both the Unix and the Windows NT/2000 operating systems are thoroughly covered.

This book provides a detailed methodology for collecting, preserving, and effectively using evidence by addressing the three A's of computer forensics:

  • Acquire the evidence without altering or damaging the original data.
  • Authenticate that your recorded evidence is the same as the original seized data.
  • Analyze the data without modifying the recovered data.

Computer Forensics is written for everyone who is responsible for investigating digital criminal incidents or who may be interested in the techniques that such investigators use. It is equally helpful to those investigating hacked web servers, and those who are investigating the source of illegal pornography.



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