Fundamentals of Digital Forensics

Theory, Methods, and Real-Life Applications

Authors: Kävrestad, Joakim

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  • Enhanced new edition featuring expanded content on corporate forensics (incident response and management), ethical issues, SQLite databases, forensic triage, and memory analysis
  • Presents a strong theoretical discussion on forensic concepts and important considerations during a forensic examination
  • Contains a detailed section that describes and discusses important artifacts
  • Provides review questions and practice tasks at the end of most chapters, and supporting video lectures on YouTube
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About this Textbook

This practical and accessible textbook/reference describes the theory and methodology of digital forensic examinations, presenting examples developed in collaboration with police authorities to ensure relevance to real-world practice. The coverage includes discussions on forensic artifacts and constraints, as well as forensic tools used for law enforcement and in the corporate sector. Emphasis is placed on reinforcing sound forensic thinking, and gaining experience in common tasks through hands-on exercises.

This enhanced second edition has been expanded with new material on incident response tasks and computer memory analysis.

Topics and features:

  • Outlines what computer forensics is, and what it can do, as well as what its limitations are
  • Discusses both the theoretical foundations and the fundamentals of forensic methodology
  • Reviews broad principles that are applicable worldwide
  • Explains how to find and interpret several important artifacts
  • Describes free and open source software tools, along with the AccessData Forensic Toolkit
  • Features exercises and review questions throughout, with solutions provided in the appendices
  • Includes numerous practical examples, and provides supporting video lectures online

This easy-to-follow primer is an essential resource for students of computer forensics, and will also serve as a valuable reference for practitioners seeking instruction on performing forensic examinations.

Joakim Kävrestad is a lecturer and researcher at the University of Skövde, Sweden, and an AccessData Certified Examiner. He also serves as a forensic consultant, with several years of experience as a forensic expert with the Swedish police.


About the authors

Joakim Kävrestad is a lecturer and researcher at the University of Skövde, Sweden, and an AccessData Certified Examiner. He also serves as a forensic consultant, with several years of experience as a forensic expert with the Swedish police.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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eBook 42,79 €
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 49,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fundamentals of Digital Forensics
Book Subtitle
Theory, Methods, and Real-Life Applications
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-38954-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-38954-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-38953-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIII, 268
Number of Illustrations
116 b/w illustrations, 27 illustrations in colour
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