How to Solve a Computer Forensic Case

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Page 1 of 2 http://www.ehow.com/how_5664416_solve-computer-forensic-case.html How to Solve a Computer Forensic Case Contributor By Jeff Orloff eHow Contributing Writer Article Rating: ( 0 Ratings) Computer forensics is the section of forensic science that deals with obtaining legal evidence that can be found in computers and digital media. In a computer forensic case, computer systems and their storage media are analyzed so that evidence can be gathered to support legal theories regarding the defendant or litigant. This is a highly specialized branch of science that requires the individual to follow appropriate regulations regarding the chain of custody related to evidence. Things You'll Need: Computer to investigate Imaging tool, either hardware or software Writeblocking tool Storage medium for collected data 1. Step 1 Prepare for the forensic examination. Talk to key people to find out what you are looking for and what the circumstances surrounding the case are. When you have a foundation in
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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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