Chapter I. Creating a Digital Forensics Laboratory

This section will provide a background explanation of digital forensics and address management issues related to the creation of a laboratory and a computer forensic investigations unit. The section will include an introduction to computer forensics and the types of investigation that may be encountered, and will give advice on things that need to be considered when establishing a laboratory. The section will give advice on how to develop a workable business plan and an insight into where to locate the lab and how big it should be. Finally the section looks at staff selection, training, and support; and the regulations, standards, and legislation with which the lab will need to comply in order ...

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