CHAPTER 9: INVESTIGATIONS AND FORENSICS IN THE CLOUD
Cloud Computing forensics is currently an unknown by both Cloud providers and Cloud customers due to its immaturity and lack of Cloud investigations conducted. This is an area that is set to develop extensively in the next few years. At present, no formal mechanisms, methodologies or standards have been developed for Cloud forensics.
The goal of this chapter is to promote thought and insight into the changes and challenges introduced in digital forensic investigations when in a Cloud environment.
As yet, there is no solution – no commercial forensic tools have been developed for Cloud Computing platforms, nor are there any certifications for this field.
Additionally, this chapter looks to provide ...