This is an introduction to collecting evidence from computers. The book lays out the foundation of the legal principles of evidence - from gathering evidence properly to chain of custody issues. It goes on to discuss the technical issues of how forensic professionals go about examining computers for evidence. This would be a good choice for police cadets or law students looking for a beginner's reference on computer-based evidence. Both the legal profession and the science of computer forensics are far too complex to be completely covered in a single book, and the author does not claim to try. But what you do get is an excellent introduction to the field.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our November, 2005 issue.
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