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Computer Forensics : Incident Response Essentials

Computer Forensics : Incident Response Essentials - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0201707199

Cover of Computer Forensics : Incident Response Essentials 02 (ISBN 978-0201707199)
ISBN13: 978-0201707199
ISBN10: 0201707195

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No

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Computer Forensics : Incident Response Essentials - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0201707199

Warren G. II Kruse and Jay G. Heiser

ISBN13: 978-0201707199
ISBN10: 0201707195

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Just as regular police forensics focus on the information available at a crime scene, computer forensics looks at evidence that can be gleaned in the aftermath of a computer security incident. Two computer security professionals provide a methodology for collecting information that can lead to a perpetrator and prove useful in prosecutions. Chapters cover encryption, data hiding, hostile code, and introductions to forensics on Windows and Unix operating systems.

Table of Contents

Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1. Introduction to Computer Forensics.
2. Tracking an Offender.
3. The Basics of Hard Drives and Storage.
4. Encryption and Forensics.
5. Data Hiding.
6. Hostile Code.
7. Your Electronic Toolkit.
8. Investigating Windows Computers.
9. Introduction to Unix for Forensic Examiners.
10. Compromising a Unix Host.
11. Investigating a Unix Host.
12. Introduction to the Criminal Justice System.
13. Conclusion.

Appendix A. Internet Data Center Response Plan.
Appendix B. Incident Response Triage Questionnaire.
Appendix C. How to Become a Unix Guru.
Appendix D. Exporting a Windows 2000 Personal Certificate.
Appendix E. How to Crowbar Unix Hosts.
Appendix F. Creating a Linux Boot CD.
Appendix G. Contents of a Forensic CD.
Annotated Bibliography.
Index.

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