Hacking Exposed Computer Forensics, Second Edition: Computer Forensics Secrets & Solutions

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 6, 2009 - Computers - 656 pages
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"Provides the right mix of practical how-to knowledge in a straightforward, informative fashion that ties it all the complex pieces together with real-world case studies. ...Delivers the most valuable insight on the market. The authors cut to the chase of what people must understand to effectively perform computer forensic investigations." --Brian H. Karney, COO, AccessData Corporation

The latest strategies for investigating cyber-crime

Identify and investigate computer criminals of all stripes with help from this fully updated. real-world resource. Hacking Exposed Computer Forensics, Second Edition explains how to construct a high-tech forensic lab, collect prosecutable evidence, discover e-mail and system file clues, track wireless activity, and recover obscured documents. Learn how to re-create an attacker's footsteps, communicate with counsel, prepare court-ready reports, and work through legal and organizational challenges. Case studies straight from today's headlines cover IP theft, mortgage fraud, employee misconduct, securities fraud, embezzlement, organized crime, and consumer fraud cases.

  • Effectively uncover, capture, and prepare evidence for investigation
  • Store and process collected data in a highly secure digital forensic lab
  • Restore deleted documents, partitions, user activities, and file systems
  • Analyze evidence gathered from Windows, Linux, and Macintosh systems
  • Use the latest Web and client-based e-mail tools to extract relevant artifacts
  • Overcome the hacker's anti-forensic, encryption, and obscurity techniques
  • Unlock clues stored in cell phones, PDAs, and Windows Mobile devices
  • Prepare legal documents that will hold up to judicial and defense scrutiny

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Great book if you want an idea of how computer forensics work. Just note things about legal stuff describe US system so this part may not applicable to you. Read full review


Collecting the Evidence
Forensic Investigation Techniques
Presenting Your Findings
Putting It All Together

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About the author (2009)

David Cowen, CISSP, is a partner at G-C Partners, LLC, where he provides expert witness services and consulting to Fortune 500 companies nationwide.

Chris Davis, CISA, CISSP (Dallas, TX) is a senior IT auditor for Texas Instruments and author of the best-selling Hacking Exposed: Computer Forensics.

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