Chapter 3. The Mindset of a Network Administrator

Solutions in this chapter:

▪ Who Is a Network Administrator?
▪ Social Engineering
Solutions Fast Track
Frequently Asked Questions


Every occupation has terminology and jargon associated with it. The computer field is notorious for having a large number of acronyms and other seemingly nonsensical terminology.
As a digital forensic investigator, the most important thing for you to focus on is your investigation. The purpose of this chapter is to prepare you so that you can effectively communicate with a network administrator. If you come off as a know-it-all or a newbie, the IT staff may be unwilling to help you conduct your investigation. If you assume they are obligated to cooperate ...

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