This chapter reviews the key topics found in Domain 9: Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance. Important legal topics presented in this chapter include major legal systems, a discussion of criminal versus civil law, and intellectual property. Digital forensics and evidence as they relate to computer cases are also discussed. The final key element of this chapter is a presentation on ethics and, most importantly, a discussion of the (ISC)2 Code of Ethics.
Civil law; Criminal law; Administrative law; Religious law; Common law; Patent; Copyright; Trademark; Trade Secret; Entrapment; Enticement; Due care; Due Diligence; Hearsay