Digital Crime and Forensic Science in Cyberspace

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Panagiotis Kanellis, Evangelos Kiountouzis, Nicholas Kolokotronis
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Jan 1, 2006 - Law - 357 pages
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Digital forensics is the science of collecting evidence often used in a court of law to prosecute those who engage in digital activities that are deemed unlawful. Digital Crime and Forensic Science in Cyberspace is unique in putting together a number of contributions from leading experts in digital forensics and associated fields, making information on this new and complex subject available in one source of reference that addresses its multifaceted nature.
The chapters in this book depict the nature of the crime and the motives of the criminals before proceeding to analyze the type of attacks one must understand in order to be prepared. Digital Crime and Forensic Science in Cyberspace also covers incident preparedness and the tools that are available to the digital investigator, as well as issues that pertain to the education and skills that this new professional must be able to display.
  

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Contents

Chapter I An Overview of Electronic Attacks
1
An Evolving Threat
27
Chapter III Computer and Network Forensics
55
The Next Generation
75
Chapter V Validation of Digital Forensics Tools
91
Tools and Techniques
106
Chapter VII Tracing Cyber Crimes with a PrivacyEnabled Forensic Profiling System
137
A Crime Text Mining Approach
155
Developing a Security Policy
217
Chapter XI The Relationship Between Digital Forensics Corporate Governance IT Governance and IS Governance
243
Cyber Investigation and Training
266
Trailing Digital Suspects1
267
The Problem of Developing a Multidisciplinary University Course
291
Chapter XIV Training the Cyber Investigator
311
Chapter XV Digital Evidence is Often Evidence of Nothing
334
About the Authors
340

Chapter IX Basic Steganalysis Techniques for the Digital Media Forensics Examiner
175
Incident Response
216

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