Lab 2-1 Computer Forensics Paper

Lab 2-1 Computer Forensics Paper - Hawkins 1 Mary Hawkins...

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Hawkins 1 Mary Hawkins Mr. Habib Business 102 14-March 2008 Computer Forensics Specialist Computer forensics, also called digital forensics, network forensics, or cyber forensics, is a rapidly growing field that involves gathering and analyzing evidence from computers and networks. Because computers and the Internet are the fastest growing technology used for criminal activity, the need for computer forensics specialists will increase in years to come. A computer forensics specialist examines media, programs, data, and log files on computers, servers, and networks. According to Shelly and Cash man (Shelly)many areas employ computer forensics specialists, including law enforcement, criminal prosecutors, military intelligence, insurance agencies, and information security departments in the private sector. A computer forensics specialist must have knowledge of the law, technical experience with many types of hardware and software products, superior communication skills, and willingness to learn and update skills, and a knack for problem-solving. When a problem occurs, it is the responsibility of the computer forensics specialist to carefully
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