Computer Forensics and Forensics Technology By Mari A. Chan
The Goal of Computer Forensics: Is to perform a structure investigation while maintaining a documented chain of evidence to find out exactly what happened and who was responsible for it (CF). Some people might not understand how Computer forensic works or even what Computer Forensic is?
What is computer forensics? Computer Forensics is the application of investigation and analysis techniques to gather and preserve evidence from a particular computing device in a way that is suitable for presentation in a court of law (CF).
Common use of computer Forensics: • Employee internet abuse • Unauthorized disclosure of Corporate information and data • Damage assessment • Criminal fraud and deception case
Major improvement in forensics technology • DNA Testing and Analysis • Polygraph Machines • Automated ID Systems
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