Forensic Computing

Author: Anthony Sammes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1447136616
Format: PDF
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In this book, Tony Sammes and Brian Jenkinson show how information held in computer systems can be recovered and how it may be deliberately hidden or subverted for criminal purposes. "Forensic Computing: A Practitioner's Guide" is illustrated by plenty of case studies and worked examples, and will help practitioners and students gain a clear understanding of: * how to recover information from computer systems in such a way as to ensure that its integrity cannot be challenged and that it will be accepted as admissible evidence in court * the principles involved in password protection and data encryption * the evaluation procedures used in circumventing these safeguards * the particular legal issues associated with computer-generated evidence and how to ensure admissibility of such evidence.

X Ways Forensics Practitioner s Guide

Author: Brett Shavers
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 0124116221
Format: PDF, Docs
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The X-Ways Forensics Practitioner's Guide is more than a manual-it's a complete reference guide to the full use of one of the most powerful forensic applications available, software that is used by a wide array of law enforcement agencies and private forensic examiners on a daily basis. In the X-Ways Forensics Practitioner's Guide, the authors provide you with complete coverage of this powerful tool, walking you through configuration and X-Ways fundamentals, and then moving through case flow, creating and importing hash databases, digging into OS artifacts, and conducting searches. With X-Ways Forensics Practitioner's Guide, you will be able to use X-Ways Forensics to its fullest potential without any additional training. The book takes you from installation to the most advanced features of the software. Once you are familiar with the basic components of X-Ways, the authors demonstrate never-before-documented features using real life examples and information on how to present investigation results. The book culminates with chapters on reporting, triage and preview methods, as well as electronic discovery and cool X-Ways apps. Provides detailed explanations of the complete forensic investigation processe using X-Ways Forensics. Goes beyond the basics: hands-on case demonstrations of never-before-documented features of X-Ways. Provides the best resource of hands-on information to use X-Ways Forensics.

The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy

Author: Carl B. Gacono
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317654404
Format: PDF, ePub
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This newly revised edition to The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopath: A Clinician's Guide brings new chapters on psychopathy in women, brain imaging, assessment and treatment in schools, and more, in addition to the updated original chapters. With its in-depth research on psychopathy, accumulating findings from over the past 40 years and applying them to procedures and methods, it is essential for all of those who face mental health, correctional, or court settings. This edition is an excellent resource for experienced professionals and their trainees, as well as students who need a go-to book between the research and practice on the assessing of psychopathy.

Forensic Photography

Author: Nick Marsh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118852737
Format: PDF, ePub
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Forensic photography plays a vitally important part in the investigation of crime and the subsequent administration of justice. Written by a practitioner with many years professional experience, this book provides an overview of the most common forensic photography techniques in use today for those readers who may not have a detailed understanding of camera techniques and who need to get to grips with the use of light and other key scientific aspects of the job. It covers image capture issues, file handling and relevant equipment, such as lasers and UV lights, and explores how they work. The predominance of the digital camera has resulted in an increasing trend for police forces across the world to use untrained camera users, rather than expert photographers. Therefore, this book will prove invaluable for those practitioners who need to produce accurate and clear photographic evidence, above and beyond the point and shoot mode on their cameras.

Linux Malware Incident Response

Author: Cameron H. Malin
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 012411489X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This Practitioner's Guide is designed to help digital investigators identify malware on a Linux computer system, collect volatile (and relevant nonvolatile) system data to further investigation, and determine the impact malware makes on a subject system, all in a reliable, repeatable, defensible, and thoroughly documented manner.

Criminal Investigation Command CID Illustrative Crime Scene Forensics Presentations

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Publisher: Jeffrey Frank Jones
ISBN:
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CONTENTS by CHAPTER: 1. TRACE EVIDENCE, 62 slides 2. LATENT EVIDENCE, 73 slides 3. PATENT EVIDENCE, 67 slides 4. BLOOD SPLATTER ANALYSIS, 24 slides 5. HUMAN REMAINS RECOVERY, 34 slides 6. FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY, 33 slides 7. CRIME SCENE PHOTOGRAPHY, 127 slides 8. GRID PHOTOGRAPHY, 37 slides 9. ALTERNATE LIGHT SOURCE AND OBLIQUE LIGHTING, 61 slides 10. POST BLAST SCENE PROCESSING, 59 slides 11. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION, 103 slides 12. POST BLAST INVESTIGATION, 59 slides 13. REMAINS PROCESSING, 125 slides ++++ PLUS MORE ++++

Cyber Forensics

Author: Albert Marcella, Jr.
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420000115
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Given our increasing dependency on computing technology in daily business processes, and the growing opportunity to use engineering technologies to engage in illegal, unauthorized, and unethical acts aimed at corporate infrastructure, every organization is at risk. Cyber Forensics: A Field Manual for Collecting, Examining, and Preserving Evidence of Computer Crimes provides a comprehensive, highly usable, and clearly organized resource to the issues, tools, and control techniques needed to successfully investigate illegal activities perpetuated through the use of information technology. Traditional forensics professionals use fingerprints, DNA typing, and ballistics analysis to make their case. Infosec professionals have to develop new tools for collecting, examining, and evaluating data in an effort to establish intent, culpability, motive, means, methods and loss resulting from e-crimes. The field bible for infosecurity professionals, this book introduces you to the broad field of cyber forensics and presents the various tools and techniques designed to maintain control over your organization. You will understand how to: Identify inappropriate uses of corporate IT Examine computing environments to identify and gather electronic evidence of wrongdoing Secure corporate systems from further misuse Identify individuals responsible for engaging in inappropriate acts taken with or without corporate computing systems Protect and secure electronic evidence from intentional or accidental modification or destruction Cyber Forensics: A Field Manual for Collecting, Examining, and Preserving Evidence of Computer Crimes provides a set of varied resources for anyone required to look under the hood and behind closed doors of a virtual world to gather evidence and to establish credible audit trails of electronic wrong doing. Knowing how to identify, gather, document, and preserve evidence of electronic tampering and misuse makes reading this book and using the forensic audit procedures it discusses essential to protecting corporate assets.

Forensic Psychology in Practice

Author: Joanna Clarke
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137297212
Format: PDF, ePub
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What do you need to consider when preparing a report on a juvenile offender? Why would interviewing a sex offender prove particularly challenging? How do practitioners survive the pressures of working with offenders? Forensic Psychology in Practice: A Practitioner's Handbook provides a practical guide toovercoming these challenges. If you are training, you will find clear guidance to help you deal with challenging clients, and more experienced practitioners will welcome the opportunity to refresh their knowledge. If you are a student, the book will be an indispensable resource that will help you expand your understanding of forensic psychology. Throughout the book, experienced and respected practitioners translate the theories of forensic psychology into real-life practice, and the text has been designed to take you from the classroom and into your first years as a practitioner. Forensic Psychology in Practice * explains the skills practitioners employ and their application to specific client groups, from victims to offenders * features a wealth of case studies, putting theory into practice * provides coping strategies and advice for working in potentially daunting environments * covers contemporary topics including gangs and internet sex offenders Forensic Psychology in Practice is the ideal companion for anyone who wishes to learn more about the obstacles forensic settings and clients pose, and how best to overcome them.

Age Estimation in the Living

Author: Sue Black
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119957257
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book summarizes and explains the main approaches to age estimation in the living, defining when a parameter may be of use and raising awareness of its limitations. This text ensures that practitioners recognize when an assessment is beyond their area of expertise or beyond verification depending upon the clinical data available. Each key approach to age evaluation has been allotted a single chapter, written by an international leader in the particular field. The book also includes summary chapters that relay readily accessible data for use by the practitioner, and includes important “ageing milestones.” This book is indispensable where problems of immigration and legal standing, juvenile vs. adult criminal status, and responsibilities of law enforcement to protect vulnerable persons are key issues on a daily basis. Medical practitioners, forensic practitioners such as pathology, odontology, anthropology and nursing, lawyers, and police would find this book incredibly useful.

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders

Author: Leam A. Craig
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470018984
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner′s Guide is a handy resource for forensic practitioners responsible for assessing an managing sexual offenders at risk of recidivism. It covers the risk factors associated with sexual recidivism, evaluates risk assessment approaches and offers guidance on how to conduct forensic evaluations. Written by an expert author team, Assessing risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner′s Guide examines: The characteristics of sexual offenders Methodological considerations in measuring predictive accuracy Static and dynamic factors Structured risk assessments Treatment of sexual offenders Policy and practices Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner′s Guide is an essential resource for clinical and forensic psychologists, forensic psychiatrists, undergraduate and postgraduate students in forensic and clinical psychology, and prison and probation officers.