Chapter 12

Forensic Case Studies

“I didn’t create the situation, I’m just dealin’ with it.”

—Mr. Pink, Reservoir Dogs

Are you ready to take on a real investigation? The answer depends on many factors. We do not promise to make you a professional investigator just by reading this book. However, we do provide the core concepts you should know if you are involved with a digital forensic investigation. Also, as with any skill, you need to practice to perfect it. We highly recommend building the labs we covered earlier in this book and walking through mock forensic scenarios. You should continue your education because this field, the tools, and the practices are constantly changing. You also might want to consider certification programs and boot ...

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