Book Description

Review Acknowledgments Introduction PART I COMPUTER FORENSICS AND EVIDENCE DYNAMICS Chapter 1 Computer Forensics Essentials Chapter 2 Rules of Evidence, Case Law, and Regulation Chapter 3 Evidence Dynamics PART II INFORMATION SYSTEMS Chapter 4 Interview, Policy, and Audit Chapter 5 Network Topology and Architecture Chapter 6 Volatile Data PART III DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS AND MEDIA Chapter 7 Physical Disk Technologies Chapter 8 SAN, NAS, and RAID Chapter 9 Removable Media PART IV ARTIFACT COLLECTION Chapter 10 Tools, Preparation, and Documentation Chapter 11 Collecting Volatile Data Chapter 12 Imaging Methodologies Chapter 13 Large System Collection PART V ARCHIVING AND MAINTAINING EVIDENCE Chapter 14 The Forensics Workstation Chapter 15 The Forensics Lab Chapter 16 What's Next Appendix A Sample Chain of Custody Form Appendix B Evidence Collection Worksheet Appendix C Evidence Access Worksheet Appendix D Forensics Field Kit Appendix E Hexadecimal Flags for Partition Types Appendix F Forensics Tools for Digital Evidence Collection Appendix G Agencies, Contacts, and Resources Appendix H Investigator's Cisco Router Command Cheat Sheet Appendix I About the CD-ROM Index Read more About the Author Christopher L. T. Brown, CISSP, is the founder and CTO of Technology Pathways. He is the chief architect of the Technology Pathways ProDiscover family of security products. Prior to his position with Technology Pathways, Mr. Brown served in key technology positions at several companies including GlobalApp, Inc., CompuVision, Inc., and StoragePoint, Inc. He is retired from a career with the U.S. Navy, where he managed a large team of technicians working in the area of information warfare and network security operations. In addition to his demanding duties as ProDiscover's chief architect, Mr. Brown teaches network security and computer forensics at the University of California at San Diego and has written numerous books on Windows, Security, the Internet, and forensics. He served as president of the San Diego HTCIA chapter in 2006, first vice president in 2005, second vice president in 2003, and was the 2007 HTCIA International conference chair. He attended UCSD and holds numerous career certifications from (ISC)2, Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, and CITRIX. Read more