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Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime An Introduction,9780132677714

Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime An Introduction

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Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 5/16/2013
Publisher(s): Pearson

Summary

The leading introduction to computer crime and forensicsis now fully updated to reflect today's newest attacks, laws, and investigatory best practices. Packed with new case studies, examples, and statistics, Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime, Third Edition adds up-to-the-minute coverage of smartphones, cloud computing, GPS, Mac OS X, Linux, Stuxnet, cyberbullying, cyberterrorism, search and seizure, online gambling, and much more. Covers all forms of modern and traditional computer crime, defines all relevant terms, and explains all technical and legal concepts in plain English, so students can succeed even if they have no technical, legal, or investigatory background.

Author Biography

Dr. Marjie T. Britz is an associate professor of criminal justice at Clemson University.  She holds a bachelors of science in forensic science from Jacksonville State University, a masters of science in police administration, and a doctorate of philosophy in criminal justice from Michigan State University.  She has published extensively in the areas of computer crime, organized crime, and the police subculture.  She has acted as a consultant to a variety of organizations, and provided training to an assortment of law enforcement agencies. In addition, she has served on editorial and supervisory boards in both academic and practitioner venues.  Her latest works include: Organized Crime: A Worldwide Perspective (Prentice-Hall) and Criminal Evidence (Allyn & Bacon).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Overview of Computer Forensics and Cybercrime

2. Computer Terminology and History

3. Traditional Computer Crime: Early Hackers and Theft of Components

4. Contemporary Computer Crime

5. Identity Theft and Identity Fraud

6. Terrorism and Organized Crime

7. Avenues for Prosecution and Government Efforts

8. Applying the 1st Amendment to Computer-Related Crime

9. The 4th Amendment and Other Legal Issues

10. Computer Forensics: Terminology and Requirements

11. Searching and Seizing Computer Related Evidence

12. Processing of Evidence and Report Preparation

13. Conclusions and Future Issues

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