CS6963 WK 10-The Distinction Between E

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Page 1 of 2 The Distinction Between E-Discovery And Computer Forensics http://www.intaforensics.com/articles/computer_forensics_article40.htm For many but the well-versed in the world of computer based evidence, the terms 'electronic discovery' and ' computer forensics ' may seem synonymous but in fact, they fulfill very different roles, and involve a very different level of expertise. Electronic discovery, usually shortened to e-discovery, is a term rooted in the American civil legal system and refers to the stage prior to a trial when a request is made by one party that the other hand over any and all archived electronic material that they hold in relation to the case. This will include emails, word processing documents, spreadsheets, and other data. Once handover has occurred, e-discovery involves the process of sifting through huge amounts of 'raw' data to remove duplicates (called 'de-duping') and useless information, in order to bring it together at a single location so that it can be
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course CS 6963 taught by Professor Walterbruehs during the Spring '10 term at NYU Poly.

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