When the crime scene is a computer or handheld device, you can uncover a digital evidence trail!
Pressing Delete doesn't hide anything! Professional and armchair investigators alike can learn the basics of computer forensics, from digging out electronic evidence to solving the case. You don't need a computer science degree to master e-discovery! Find and filter data in mobile devices, e-mail, and other Web-based technologies.
Protect personal privacy — understand how a digital evidence trail is stored, hidden, and recorded
Dig out evidence — learn how to extract and transfer evidence without contaminating it
Analyze findings — distinguish between the science of forensics and the art of investigation, which requires your intuition and creativity
Prepare to crack the case — anticipate legal loopholes and opponents' methods
Succeed in court — prepare yourself to sit on the stand and expertly exhibit evidence
Visit the companion Web site at www.dummies.com/go/computerforensics for links to free trial downloads of the latest computer forensics software, resources, and more
Open the book and find:
Basics of computer forensics and e-discovery
How to find and filter data
E-mail, Web-based, and mobile forensics information
How to handle passwords and encrypted data
Tips for voicemail, legacy mainframes, and databases