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Throughout the book, extensive hands-on examples will provide you with practical experience in computer forensics evidence capture, analysis, and reporting, as well as information warfare countermeasures and future directions. In addition to advanced computer forensics technology considerations in commercial organizations and governments, the book addresses, but is not limited to, the following line items as part of the discovery of electronic evidence:

  • The CD-ROM that accompanies this book contains the latest and best computer forensics software tools.

  • You will learn how to: Analyze your exposure to security threats and protect your organization’s systems and data; manage risks emanating from inside the organization and from the Internet and extranets; protect network users from hostile applications and viruses; reduce your susceptibility to an attack by deploying firewalls, data encryption, decryption, and other information warfare countermeasures; and identify the security risks that need to be addressed in security and computer forensics policy.

  • Chapters on how to gain practical experience in analyzing the security risks and information warfare countermeasures that need to be addressed in your organization also include: maintaining strong authentication and authenticity; preventing eavesdropping; retaining integrity of information; evaluating the strength of user passwords; selecting a firewall topology; and evaluating computer and hacker ethics.

This book leaves little doubt that the new and emerging field of computer forensics is about to evolve. This new area of knowledge is now being researched, organized, and taught. No question, this book will benefit organizations and governments, as well as their computer forensics and security professionals.

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Computer Forensics. Computer Crime Scene Investigation
Computer Forensics: Computer Crime Scene Investigation (With CD-ROM) (Networking Series)
ISBN: 1584500182
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 263
Authors: John R. Vacca
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