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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Other chapters within the Computer Science 335: Mobile Forensics course
- Introduction to Mobile Forensics
- Examination of iOS Devices
- Acquiring Data from iOS Devices
- Acquiring Data from iOS Backups
- iOS Data Analysis & Recovery
- Android Device Design & Security Overview
- Extracting Data from Android Devices
- Recovering & Analyzing Android Data
- Android App Analysis, Malware & Reverse Engineering
- Windows Phone Forensics