Chapter 2

Cloud Storage Forensic Framework

As highlighted in Chapter 1, there is a need for a methodology and framework to guide forensic investigations where cloud storage is involved. This chapter outlines our cloud (storage) forensic framework, which endeavors to enlarge upon the process used for traditional forensic computer analysis. This serves to expand the common framework, to be applied when dealing with cloud storage environments.

Keywords

Computer forensics; cloud forensics; cloud storage; cloud storage forensics; digital forensics; forensic analysis; forensic computing; forensic framework; Storage as a Service (StaaS)

Information in this chapter

• Cloud (storage) forensic framework

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