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Ch 1: Foundations of Digital Forensics

About This Chapter

Review the foundations of digital forensics at your convenience using this engaging chapter. The short lessons and self-assessment quizzes are a handy way to prepare for a test or assist your in completing a tough homework assignment.

Foundations of Digital Forensics - Chapter Summary

Our chapter on the foundations of digital forensics can be accessed on any mobile device or computer 24/7. Here you'll study issues in digital evidence, the tools used in digital forensics and the Internet of Things. Before you move on to other subjects, answer the questions on the self-assessment quizzes to make sure you're ready. These lessons are self paced so you can study as little or as much as you want and create a totally customizable study guide with this chapter. After finishing these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Outline the history of forensic science
  • Define computer forensics with examples
  • Explain digital forensics resources
  • Provide an overview and the steps used in the digital forensics investigation process
  • Discuss different types of issues in digital evidence
  • Identify the definition and components of the Internet of Things
  • Understand the connection between internet security and the Internet of Things

7 Lessons in Chapter 1: Foundations of Digital Forensics
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Forensic Science? - Definition, History & Types

1. What is Forensic Science? - Definition, History & Types

The popularity of forensic science has increased in recent years. Various popular television shows have highlighted the use of science to investigate and solve a variety of crimes. This lesson will define forensic science and explore the history of this essential investigative field.

What is Computer Forensics? - Definition & Examples

2. What is Computer Forensics? - Definition & Examples

Computer forensics is its own branch of forensics. In this lesson, you'll learn more about computer forensics and how experts collect, analyze and present data in digital forms.

Digital Forensics: Tools & Resources

3. Digital Forensics: Tools & Resources

In this lesson we will learn about Digital Forensics. We will discover how forensic investigations are carried out and examine an overview of the tools employed by the expert.

Digital Forensics Investigation Process: Overview & Steps

4. Digital Forensics Investigation Process: Overview & Steps

The process of a digital forensics investigation begins with a complaint and concludes with analyzing data to determine if there is enough to file charges. In this lesson, we'll walk through the entire investigative process.

Issues in Digital Evidence: Rules & Types

5. Issues in Digital Evidence: Rules & Types

In this lesson we will understand what digital evidence is. We will examine the different types and sources of digital evidence and the factors and rules that digital evidence must adhere to, making it permissible in court.

Internet of Things: Definition, Components & Examples

6. Internet of Things: Definition, Components & Examples

The Internet of Things has us more connected than ever before, from our kitchen to our cars. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the Internet of Things and its five primary components.

Internet Security & the Internet of Things

7. Internet Security & the Internet of Things

A whole new world of internet security concerns has emerged thanks to the Internet of Things. In this lesson, you'll learn more about why internet security should be re-examined and see examples of new security issues.

Chapter Practice Exam
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