Chapter 7

Future Look and an Integration Challenge Problem


This chapter will examine the current and likely future of Python integration within the general cyber security and digital investigation field. In addition, we take a look at a Python script that extracts and carves data from the popular .MP3 file ID3 headers. The reader will then be challenged to integrate this script with one or more leading forensics platforms discussed in this text or with other popular platforms.


MP3; ID3; Future; Challenge problem; Python forensics; Data hiding; Champlain college; Moving Picture Experts Group; MPEG; UTC; Frame; Tags; Unpack

The Future

When I first wrote the book “Python Forensics: A Workbench for Inventing and Sharing Digital ...

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