Chapter 1

Understanding Digital Forensics


Digital forensics is a discipline that must be practiced consistently to ensure the collection, preservation, and presentation of digital evidence is upheld to legal requirements. It is important that the implementation of digital forensics aligns strategically and its contextual usefulness is well understood.


Crime; History; Overview; Resources; Science
This chapter provides an introductory into the history of digital crime and digital forensics as they evolved side-by-side over the last half century.


Digital forensics has always been labeled as an “interesting” profession to work in. This comes as no surprise as public interest spikes; fueled by the works of novelists and film ...

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