Digital Forensics for Legal Professionals provides you with a guide to digital technology forensics in plain English. In the authors' years of experience in working with attorneys as digital forensics experts, common questions arise again and again: aWhat do I ask for?? aIs the evidence relevant?? aWhat does this item in the forensic report mean?? aWhat should I ask the other expert?? aWhat should I ask you?? aCan you explain that to a jury?? This book answers many of those questions in clear language that is understandable by non-technical people. With many illustrations and diagrams that will be usable in court, they explain technical concepts such as unallocated space, forensic copies, timeline artifacts and metadata in simple terms that make these concepts accessible to both attorneys and juries. The authors also explain how to determine what evidence to ask for, evidence might be that could be discoverable, and the methods for getting to it including relevant subpoena and motion language. Additionally, this book provides an overview of the current state of digital forensics, the right way to select a qualified expert, what to expect from a qualified expert and how to properly use experts before and during trial. Includes a companion Web site with: courtroom illustrations, and examples of discovery motions Provides examples of direct and cross examination questions for digital evidence Contains a reference of definitions of digital forensic terms, relevant case law, and resources for the attorneyDuring normal operation, the computer will load the operating system installed on the hard drive, such as Microsoft Windows or ... that is installed on the hard drive in favor of loading an operating system from a CD-ROM, floppy disk, or USB device. ... the computer is first turned on to bypass the default setting in the BIOS for the startup location for the operating system. ... When a computer is started up in this manner, the operating system can write to the hard drive and change file dates, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Digital Forensics for Legal Professionals|
|Author||:||Lars E. Daniel|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier - 2011-09|