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2nd Edition

Digital Forensics Explained

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ISBN 9780367503437
March 29, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
242 Pages 36 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Digital Forensics Explained, 2nd edition, covers the full life cycle of conducting a mobile and computer digital forensic examinations including planning and performing an investigation as well as report writing and testifying. Case reviews in corporate, civil and criminal situations are described from both prosecution and defence perspectives.

The book draws from years of experience in local, state, federal and international environments and highlights the challenges presented from deficient cyber security practices. Topics include the importance of following the scientific method and verification, legal and ethical issues, planning an investigation including tools and techniques, incident response, case project management and authorization, social media and Internet, cloud, anti-forensics, link and visual analysis, and psychological considerations.

The book would be aimed at the academic environment, law enforcement, those in the legal profession and those working in the cyber security field. Case reviews include cyber security breaches, working through anti-forensic challenges, child exploitation and social media investigations._

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:  What Is Digital Forensics and What You Should Know About It?             

Chapter 2:  Digital Forensic Approaches And Best Practices          

Chapter 3:  Digital Forensics Tool Kit       

Chapter 4:  Internet and E-Mail Examinations                  

Chapter 5:  Mobile Forensics     

Chapter 6:  Cloud Computing and Digital Forensics          

Chapter 7:  Law Enforcement Incident Response

Chapter 8:  Report Writing And Presentation      

Chapter 9: Social Media Forensics           

Chapter 10:  Social Engineering Forensics            

Chapter 11:  Anti-Forensics        

Chapter 12:  Link and Visual Analysis      

Chapter 13:  Psychological, Ethical, and Cultural Implications of Digital Forensics           

Chapter 14:  Someone is watching          

Chapter 15:  The Realities of Digital forensic Practice

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Greg Gogolin has been a Professor of Information Security and Intelligence at Ferris State University since 1999. He was the initial author of both the undergraduate and graduate degrees in Information Security and Intelligence, which are ranked in the top 25 nationally. He is a Distinguished Professor and Fulbright Scholar (Universidad de Chile), and has taught in Latin American, Asia and Europe. He has authored numerous publications, been cited in the United States Supreme Court, and presented at multiple conferences and locations within the United States and Internationally. Greg is a licensed Professional Investigator and has worked on well over 100 cases in criminal, civil and corporate environments. His primary technical and research interests are Digital Forensics, Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence.