By Andrew Jones, Craig Valli
The necessity to professionally and effectively behavior computing device forensic investigations of incidents and crimes hasn't ever been higher. This has triggered an elevated requirement for info concerning the construction and administration of machine forensic laboratories and the investigations themselves. This features a nice want for info on the right way to cost-effectively determine and deal with a working laptop or computer forensics laboratory. This e-book meets that desire: a truly written, non-technical ebook regarding machine forensics with emphasis at the institution and administration of a working laptop or computer forensics laboratory and its next aid to effectively carrying out computer-related crime investigations. * presents counsel on developing and dealing with a working laptop or computer forensics lab * Covers the regulatory and legislative setting within the US and Europe * Meets the wishes of IT execs and legislation enforcement in addition to specialists
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This will again form part of the evidence, but will also provide vital information if it becomes necessary to reconstruct the equipment in the laboratory. There is nothing worse than removing a large number of cables and devices, storing them and transporting them, following the appropriate procedures, only to find you cannot put it back together the way it was originally configured because you do not have the necessary information. ■■ Screen Information Recording: If the system is turned on, it is important to record the information visible.
The presentation, in whichever form is selected, will normally be supported by documentation, which may include declarations and depositions. The specific knowledge and skills needed to investigate crimes involving digital devices will change from case to case; however, investigators must understand how a computer operates and how each of its components interacts with the others. Major components include the following: ■■ The central processing unit (CPU) and its interaction with the RAM ■■ How the various operating systems utilize the RAM, and how paging and swap files are used ■■ How individual devices and components interact with each other ■■ The ways in which these components store and retrieve data to and from physical storage media, such as hard disks In addition to knowing how the basic components of the computer interact, an understanding of the specific operating systems, applications, and file systems involved in the investigation will be required.
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Building a Digital Forensic Laboratory: Establishing and Managing a Successful Facility by Andrew Jones, Craig Valli