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Computer Forensics Cybercriminals, Laws, and Evidence

Computer Forensics: Cybercriminals, Laws, and Evidence

A guide to the world of cybercrime, exploring what it is and how to investigate it, including the collection of the relevant evidence, and describing the laws surrounding it.

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A guide to cybercrime and how to investigate it in order to build a prosecution

Utilising a mixture of technicality and legal analysis, Computer Forensics: Cybercriminals, Laws, and Evidence explores what cybercrime is, how it is investigated, and the laws surrounding the collection and use of electronic evidence. In this book you will be introduced to the tools and techniques of computer forensic investigation.

Students are introduced to the technology involved in computer forensic investigations and the technical and legal difficulties involved in searching, extracting, maintaining and storing electronic evidence, while simultaneously looking at the legal implications of such investigations and the rules of legal procedure relevant to electronic evidence. Significant and current computer forensic developments are examined, as well as the implications for a variety of fields including computer science, security, criminology, law, public policy and administration.

This book is appropriate for undergraduate or introductory graduate computer forensics courses.

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  1. Entering the World of Cybercrime
  2. An Introduction to Computer Forensics Investigations and Electronic Evidence
  3. Laws Regulating Access to Electronic Evidence
  4. Searches and Seizures of Computers and Electronic Evidence
  5. Cybercrime Laws: Which Statute for Which Crime?
  6. Understanding the Computer-Networking Environment: Beware of the Scam Artists, Bullies and Lurking Predators!
  7. Where is the Electronic Evidence and Which Tools Can We Use to Find It?
  8. Crime and Incident Scene: What Should an Investigator Do?
  9. Corporate Crimes and Policy Violations Involving Computers: How to Conduct a Corporate Investigation
  10. E-mail forensics
  11. Network Forensics: An Introduction
  12. Mobile Phones and PDAs in Computer Forensics Investigations
  13. The Pretrial and Courtroom Experiences of a Computer Forensics Investigator

About the author

Marie-Helen Maras is an Associate Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and an Adjunct Professor at the Center for Global Affairs, New York University.

Authors: Marie-Helen Maras
Publishers: Jones & Bartlett
Format: Softcover
ISBN13: 9781449600723
ISBN10: 1449600727
Pages: 372
Published: 23 Mar 2011
Availability: In Stock
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