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Computer Forensics with FTK by Fernando Carbone

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Computer Forensics Using FTK

Forensic Toolkit (FTK) is a complete platform for digital investigations, developed to assist the work of professionals working in the information security, technology, and law enforcement sectors.

Through innovative technologies used in filters and the indexing engine, the relevant evidence of investigation cases can be quickly accessed, dramatically reducing the time to perform the analysis.

This chapter will cover the first steps needed to install and configure the FTK tool.

Forensic digital investigations include the following processes:

  • Preparation
  • Acquisition and preservation
  • Analysis
  • Reports and presentation

This process will be discussed in more detail in Chapter 4, Working with FTK ...

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