Computer Forensics

Computer Forensics Author Associate Professor John Jay College of Criminal Justice Marie-Helen Maras
ISBN-10 9781449692230
Release 2014-02-01
Pages 400
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Updated to include the most current events and information on cyberterrorism, the second edition of Computer Forensics: Cybercriminals, Laws, and Evidence continues to balance technicality and legal analysis as it enters into the world of cybercrime by exploring what it is, how it is investigated, and the regulatory laws around the collection and use of electronic evidence. Students are introduced to the technology involved in computer forensic investigations and the technical and legal difficulties involved in searching, extracting, maintaining, and storing electronic evidence, while simultaneously looking at the legal implications of such investigations and the rules of legal procedure relevant to electronic evidence. Significant and current computer forensic developments are examined, as well as the implications for a variety of fields including computer science, security, criminology, law, public policy, and administration.



Computer Forensics

Computer Forensics Author Marie-Helen Maras
ISBN-10 1449692222
Release 2014
Pages 408
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Criminal Investigations & Forensic Science



Computer Forensics

Computer Forensics Author Marie-Helen Maras
ISBN-10 9781449600723
Release 2011-02-15
Pages 372
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Criminal Investigations & Forensic Science



Transnational Security

Transnational Security Author Marie-Helen Maras
ISBN-10 9781466594456
Release 2014-10-09
Pages 373
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Globalization and the easy movement of people, weapons, and toxins across borders has transformed security into a transnational phenomenon. Preventing transnational security threats has proven to be a very difficult challenge for governments and institutions around the world. Transnational Security addresses these issues, which are at the forefront of every global security professional’s agenda. This book analyzes the most pressing current transnational security threats, including weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, organized crime, cybercrime, natural disasters, human-made disasters, infectious diseases, food insecurity, water insecurity, and energy insecurity. It considers the applicable international laws and examines how key international organizations are dealing with these issues. The author uses a combination of theory and real-world examples to illustrate the transnational nature of security risks. By providing a detailed account of the different threats, countermeasures, and their implications for a number of different fields—law, public policy and administration, security, and criminology—this book will be an extremely useful resource for academicians, practitioners, and graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in these areas.



System Forensics Investigation and Response

System Forensics  Investigation  and Response Author Chuck Easttom
ISBN-10 9781284121841
Release 2017-08-30
Pages 336
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Part of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Series! System Forensics, Investigation, and Response, Third Edition examines the fundamentals concepts readers must know as they prepare for a career in the cutting-edge field of system forensics.



Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Author Thomas J Holt
ISBN-10 9781317694786
Release 2015-02-11
Pages 500
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The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and Computer-Mediated Communications (CMCs) profoundly affect the way in which people interact online and offline. Individuals who engage in socially unacceptable or outright criminal acts increasingly utilize technology to connect with one another in ways that are not otherwise possible in the real world due to shame, social stigma, or risk of detection. As a consequence, there are now myriad opportunities for wrongdoing and abuse through technology. This book offers a comprehensive and integrative introduction to cybercrime. It is the first to connect the disparate literature on the various types of cybercrime, the investigation and detection of cybercrime and the role of digital information, and the wider role of technology as a facilitator for social relationships between deviants and criminals. It includes coverage of: key theoretical and methodological perspectives, computer hacking and digital piracy, economic crime and online fraud, pornography and online sex crime, cyber-bulling and cyber-stalking, cyber-terrorism and extremism, digital forensic investigation and its legal context, cybercrime policy. This book includes lively and engaging features, such as discussion questions, boxed examples of unique events and key figures in offending, quotes from interviews with active offenders and a full glossary of terms. It is supplemented by a companion website that includes further students exercises and instructor resources. This text is essential reading for courses on cybercrime, cyber-deviancy, digital forensics, cybercrime investigation and the sociology of technology.



Scene of the Cybercrime Computer Forensics Handbook

Scene of the Cybercrime  Computer Forensics Handbook Author Syngress
ISBN-10 0080480780
Release 2002-08-12
Pages 512
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"Cybercrime and cyber-terrorism represent a serious challenge to society as a whole." - Hans Christian Krüger, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Crime has been with us as long as laws have existed, and modern technology has given us a new type of criminal activity: cybercrime. Computer and network related crime is a problem that spans the globe, and unites those in two disparate fields: law enforcement and information technology. This book will help both IT pros and law enforcement specialists understand both their own roles and those of the other, and show why that understanding and an organized, cooperative effort is necessary to win the fight against this new type of crime. 62% of US companies reported computer-related security breaches resulting in damages of $124 million dollars. This data is an indication of the massive need for Cybercrime training within the IT and law enforcement communities. The only book that covers Cybercrime from forensic investigation through prosecution. Cybercrime is one of the battlefields in the war against terror.



Computer Forensics

Computer Forensics Author John R. Vacca
ISBN-10 1584503890
Release 2005
Pages 832
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This comprehensive reference provides all the information and software one needs to track down computer criminals. Numerous exercises, case studies, and vignettes of actual criminal methods enhance the topics under discussion, providing solutions to computer crime in the real world. The book's companion CD-ROM contains demos of the latest computer forensics software.



Forensic Science in Court

Forensic Science in Court Author Wilson Wall
ISBN-10 0470743336
Release 2009-10-01
Pages 176
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Forensic Science in Court: The Role of the Expert Witness is a practical handbook aimed at forensic science students, to help them prepare as an expert witness when presenting their evidence in court. Written in a clear, accessible manner, the book guides the student through the legal process and shows them how to handle evidence, write reports without ambiguity through to the more practical aspects of what to do when appearing in court. The book also offers advice on what to expect when working with lawyers in a courtroom situation. An essential text for all students taking forensic science courses who are required to take modules on how to present their evidence in court. The book is also an invaluable reference for any scientist requested to give an opinion in a legal context. · Integrates law and science in an easy to understand format · Inclusion of case studies throughout · Includes straightforward statistics essential for the forensic science student · An invaluable, practical textbook for anyone appearing as an expert witness in court · Unique in its approach aimed at forensic science students in a courtroom environment



Windows Registry Forensics

Windows Registry Forensics Author Harlan Carvey
ISBN-10 9780128033357
Release 2016-03-03
Pages 216
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Windows Registry Forensics: Advanced Digital Forensic Analysis of the Windows Registry, Second Edition, provides the most in-depth guide to forensic investigations involving Windows Registry. This book is one-of-a-kind, giving the background of the Registry to help users develop an understanding of the structure of registry hive files, as well as information stored within keys and values that can have a significant impact on forensic investigations. Tools and techniques for post mortem analysis are discussed at length to take users beyond the current use of viewers and into real analysis of data contained in the Registry. This second edition continues a ground-up approach to understanding so that the treasure trove of the Registry can be mined on a regular and continuing basis. Named a Best Digital Forensics Book by InfoSec Reviews Packed with real-world examples using freely available open source tools Provides a deep explanation and understanding of the Windows Registry—perhaps the least understood and employed source of information within Windows systems Includes a companion website that contains the code and author-created tools discussed in the book Features updated, current tools and techniques Contains completely updated content throughout, with all new coverage of the latest versions of Windows



Fundamentals of Information Systems Security

Fundamentals of Information Systems Security Author David Kim
ISBN-10 9781284116458
Release 2016-10-15
Pages 575
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Part of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Series! Click here to learn more: http://www.issaseries.com/ Revised and updated with the latest data in the field, Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the essential concepts readers must know as they pursue careers in information systems security. The text opens with a discussion of the new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the transition to a digital world. Part 2 presents a high level overview of the Security+ Exam and provides students with information as they move toward this certification. The book closes with information on information security standards, education, professional certifications, and compliance laws. With its practical, conversational writing style and step-by-step examples, this text is a must-have resource for those entering the world of information systems security. -Maps fully to the six major domains of the CompTIA Security+ SYO-401 Certification exam -Updated to include coverage on recent compliance law and standards updates, including FISMA, NIST SP800-171, and PCI DSS v3.2 -New content on advanced malware and APT attacks to the end points such as ransomware and crypto locker -Addresses data breach and data breach incident response planning -Introduces recent "Internet of Things" risk threats and privacy issues -Available with the Virtual Security Cloud Labs which provide a hands-on, immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios



Computer Security Basics

Computer Security Basics Author Rick Lehtinen
ISBN-10 9781449317423
Release 2006-06-13
Pages 312
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This is the must-have book for a must-know field. Today, general security knowledge is mandatory, and, if you who need to understand the fundamentals, Computer Security Basics 2nd Edition is the book to consult. The new edition builds on the well-established principles developed in the original edition and thoroughly updates that core knowledge. For anyone involved with computer security, including security administrators, system administrators, developers, and IT managers, Computer Security Basics 2nd Edition offers a clear overview of the security concepts you need to know, including access controls, malicious software, security policy, cryptography, biometrics, as well as government regulations and standards. This handbook describes complicated concepts such as trusted systems, encryption, and mandatory access control in simple terms. It tells you what you need to know to understand the basics of computer security, and it will help you persuade your employees to practice safe computing. Topics include: Computer security concepts Security breaches, such as viruses and other malicious programs Access controls Security policy Web attacks Communications and network security Encryption Physical security and biometrics Wireless network security Computer security and requirements of the Orange Book OSI Model and TEMPEST



Cyberspace and Cybersecurity

Cyberspace and Cybersecurity Author George Kostopoulos
ISBN-10 9781466501331
Release 2012-07-26
Pages 236
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Based on related courses and research on the cyber environment in Europe, the United States, and Asia, Cyberspace and Cybersecurity supplies complete coverage of cyberspace and cybersecurity. It not only emphasizes technologies but also pays close attention to human factors and organizational perspectives. Detailing guidelines for quantifying and measuring vulnerabilities, the book also explains how to avoid these vulnerabilities through secure coding. It covers organizational-related vulnerabilities, including access authorization, user authentication, and human factors in information security. Providing readers with the understanding required to build a secure enterprise, block intrusions, and handle delicate legal and ethical issues, the text: Examines the risks inherent in information system components, namely hardware, software, and people Explains why asset identification should be the cornerstone of any information security strategy Identifies the traits a CIO must have to address cybersecurity challenges Describes how to ensure business continuity in the event of adverse incidents, including acts of nature Considers intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS), focusing on configurations, capabilities, selection, management, and deployment Explaining how to secure a computer against malware and cyber attacks, the text’s wide-ranging coverage includes security analyzers, firewalls, antivirus software, file shredding, file encryption, and anti-loggers. It reviews international and U.S. federal laws and legal initiatives aimed at providing a legal infrastructure for what transpires over the Internet. The book concludes by examining the role of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in our country’s cyber preparedness. Exercises with solutions, updated references, electronic presentations, evaluation criteria for projects, guidelines to project preparations, and teaching suggestions are available upon qualified course adoption.



System Forensics Investigation and Response

System Forensics  Investigation  and Response Author John R. Vacca
ISBN-10 9780763791346
Release 2010-09-15
Pages 339
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Computer crimes call for forensics specialists---people who know to find and follow the evidence. System Forensics, Investigation, and Response examines the fundamentals of system forensics what forensics is, an overview of computer crime, the challenges of system forensics, and forensics methods. It then addresses the tools, techniques, and methods used to perform computer forensics and investigation, including evidence collection, investigating information-hiding, recovering data, and more. The book closes with an exploration of incident and intrusion response, emerging technologies and future directions of the field, and additional system forensics resources. The Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Series delivers fundamental IT security principles packed with real world applications and examples for IT Security, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, and Information Systems, Security programs. Authored by Certified Information Systems Security professionals (CISSPs), and reviewed by leading technical experts in the field, these books are current, forward-thinking resources that enable readers to solve the cybersecurity challenges of today and tomorrow.



Cyber Crime Investigations

Cyber Crime Investigations Author Anthony Reyes
ISBN-10 008055363X
Release 2011-04-18
Pages 432
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Written by a former NYPD cyber cop, this is the only book available that discusses the hard questions cyber crime investigators are asking. The book begins with the chapter “What is Cyber Crime? This introductory chapter describes the most common challenges faced by cyber investigators today. The following chapters discuss the methodologies behind cyber investigations; and frequently encountered pitfalls. Issues relating to cyber crime definitions, the electronic crime scene, computer forensics, and preparing and presenting a cyber crime investigation in court will be examined. Not only will these topics be generally be discussed and explained for the novice, but the hard questions —the questions that have the power to divide this community— will also be examined in a comprehensive and thoughtful manner. This book will serve as a foundational text for the cyber crime community to begin to move past current difficulties into its next evolution. This book has been written by a retired NYPD cyber cop, who has worked many high-profile computer crime cases Discusses the complex relationship between the public and private sector with regards to cyber crime Provides essential information for IT security professionals and first responders on maintaining chain of evidence



Placing the Suspect Behind the Keyboard

Placing the Suspect Behind the Keyboard Author Brett Shavers
ISBN-10 9781597499842
Release 2013-02-01
Pages 320
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Placing the Suspect Behind the Keyboard is the definitive book on conducting a complete investigation of a cybercrime using digital forensics techniques as well as physical investigative procedures. This book merges a digital analysis examiner's work with the work of a case investigator in order to build a solid case to identify and prosecute cybercriminals. Brett Shavers links traditional investigative techniques with high tech crime analysis in a manner that not only determines elements of crimes, but also places the suspect at the keyboard. This book is a first in combining investigative strategies of digital forensics analysis processes alongside physical investigative techniques in which the reader will gain a holistic approach to their current and future cybercrime investigations. Learn the tools and investigative principles of both physical and digital cybercrime investigations—and how they fit together to build a solid and complete case Master the techniques of conducting a holistic investigation that combines both digital and physical evidence to track down the "suspect behind the keyboard" The only book to combine physical and digital investigative techniques



Security Operations Management

Security Operations Management Author Robert McCrie
ISBN-10 9780128026182
Release 2015-09-11
Pages 464
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Security Operations Management, 3rd edition, is the latest edition the seminal reference on corporate security management operations for today’s security management professionals and students. The book explores the characteristics of today’s globalized workplaces, why security has a key role within them, and what the greatest concern are to security practitioners and senior managers. Incorporating the latest security research and best practices, updates to Security Operations Management 3rd edition include explorations of the key skills needed by security managers to demonstrate the value of their security program, greater emphasis on identifying and managing risk, and coverage of the latest technological advances in security control, command, communications, and computing. The third edition also delves more deeply than previous editions into online security training practices, as well as investigates the changing roles of women and minorities in security operations. Includes all-new cases and examples—including from outside the U.S.—providing coverage of both the business and technical aspects of security Offers increased coverage of cybercrime and workplace violence Explores the latest technological advances in security control, command, communications, and computing, and current techniques for how prospective security personnel are vetted, including how to use social media Prepares security professionals for professional certification exams