Digital Forensics: Threatscape and Best Practices surveys the problems and challenges confronting digital forensic professionals today, including massive data sets and everchanging technology. This book provides a coherent overview of the threatscape in a broad range of topics, providing practitioners and students alike with a comprehensive, coherent overview of the threat landscape and what can be done to manage and prepare for it. Digital Forensics: Threatscape and Best Practices delivers you with incisive analysis and best practices from a panel of expert authors, led by John Sammons, bestselling author of The Basics of Digital Forensics.
- Learn the basics of cryptocurrencies (like Bitcoin) and the artifacts they generate
- Learn why examination planning matters and how to do it effectively
- Discover how to incorporate behaviorial analysis into your digital forensics examinations
- Stay updated with the key artifacts created by the latest Mac OS, OS X 10.11, El Capitan
- Discusses the threatscapes and challenges facing mobile device forensics, law enforcement, and legal cases
- The power of applying the electronic discovery workflows to digital forensics
- Discover the value of and impact of social media forensics
CHAPTER 2 The Key to Forensic Success: Examination Planning is a Key Determinant of Effi cient and Effective Digital Forensics
CHAPTER 3 Psychological Profi ling as An Investigative Tool for Digital Forensics
CHAPTER 4 The Intersection Between Social Media, Crime, and Digital Forensics: #WhoDunIt?
CHAPTER 5 Mobile Device Forensics: Threats, Challenges, and Future Trends
CHAPTER 6 Digital Forensics in an eDiscover World
CHAPTER 7 OS X El Capitan Forensics
CHAPTER 8 Cybercrimes: An Overview of Contemporary Challenges and Impending Threats
CHAPTER 9 Introduction
John Sammons is an Associate Professor and Director of the undergraduate program in Digital Forensics and Information Assurance at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. John teaches digital forensics, electronic discovery, information security and technology in the School of Forensic and Criminal Justices Sciences. He's also adjunct faculty with the Marshall University graduate forensic science program where he teaches the advanced digital forensics course. John, a former police officer, is also an Investigator with the Cabell County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and a member of the West Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. He is a Member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the High Technology Crime Investigation Association, and Infragard.
John is the founder and President of the Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence. AIDE is a non-profit organization that provides research and training for digital evidence professionals including attorneys, judges, law enforcement and information security practitioners in the private sector. He is the author of best-selling book, The Basics of Digital Forensics published by Syngress.