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Computer Evidence: Collection and Preservation, Second Edition by Christopher L. T. Brown

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Removable, Portable Storage Devices

In Chapter 8, “SAN, NAS, and RAID,” users were introduced to advanced fixed-disk storage technologies used in both the enterprise and consumer markets. Chapter 9 introduces computer forensics investigators to the most common types of removable media in use today: the common and almost extinct floppy disk, optical disc, tape backup systems, and increasingly popular flash media devices.

The expanding capacity of removable media has aided their popularity among all types of users. As investigators become more experienced and develop the “nose” for tracking down digital evidence, they will realize that evidence may not be pervasive throughout the systems they seize or investigate. Evidence may be limited to a ...

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