"It is clear that the authors bring real-world experience to the book, covering the whole life cycle of digital forensics investigations, gathering evidence, and chain of custody results.it will be a very useful handbook for future experts, especially those charged with setting up a forensic laboratory or those seeking accreditation and certification of an existing laboratory."--ComputingReviews.com, February 19, 2014 ".this volume on digital forensics and investigation provides information on best practices for meeting regulatory requirements and gaining and maintaining certifications and accreditation within the digital forensics field. The work is divided into three sections covering initial policies and procedures for setting up a laboratory, operating procedures and continuing policies, and accreditation standards and requirements."--ProtoView.com, February 2014 "What the book does do is provide a comprehensive and all-inclusive set of details that covers the entire lifecycle of a digital forensics investigation, ensuing evidence gathered, and chain of custody that results.Authors David Lilburn Watson and Andrew Jones bring decades of detailed real-world experience to the book, which readers are certain to find to be a unique reference."--RSAConference.com, December 16, 2013
This is the first digital forensics book that covers the complete lifecycle of digital evidence and the chain of custody. This comprehensive handbook includes international procedures, best practices, compliance, and a companion web site with downloadable forms. Written by world-renowned digital forensics experts, this book is a must for any digital forensics lab. It provides anyone who handles digital evidence with a guide to proper procedure throughout the chain of custody--from incident response through analysis in the lab.
- A step-by-step guide to designing, building and using a digital forensics lab
- A comprehensive guide for all roles in a digital forensics laboratory
- Based on international standards and certifications