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Python Forensics by Chet Hosmer

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Chapter 1

Why Python Forensics?

Abstract

This chapter sets the stage and expectations for the book. Specifically, this chapter addresses why Python is the right development environment to address the immediate challenges facing digital investigators. We address the gap that exists between computer and social science and how bringing these two very important groups together will serve as a catalyst for new innovations.

Keywords

Python

Forensics

Computer science

Social science

Daubert

Data

Semantics

Test-then code

The digital crime scene

Platform independent

Open source

Developer community

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