Digital Forensics Workbook: Hands-on Activities in Digital Forensics (Paperback)

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The Digital Forensics Workbook is a filled with over 60 hands-on activities using over 40 different tools for digital forensic examiners who want to gain practice acquiring and analyzing digital data. Topics include analysis of media, network traffic, memory, and mobile apps. By becoming proficient in these activities, examiners can then focus on the recovered data and conduct in-depth analyses. This workbook was designed to augment existing digital forensics learning, whether it be formalized academic courses, industry training classes, on-the-job learning, or independent studying. The hands-on activities include step-by-step procedures for the reader so they obtain the identical results presented in the workbook. Activities include over 150 questions and answers to reinforce content. Additional exercises with answers are also provided so readers can apply what they have learned.

About the Author

Michael Robinson is a cyber threat intelligence analyst and senior digital forensic examiner for a large, international corporation. Michael has conducted computer and mobile device forensic investigations for commercial and government agencies. He previously performed computer and cell phone exploitation and analysis for customers in the U.S. Intelligence Community. Additionally, Michael performed computer forensic examinations in the FBI's Investigative Analysis Unit, where he assisted special agents with counter-intelligence and criminal cases. Michael is the former CIO of the U.S. Department of Defense's Business Transformation Agency, where he oversaw all information technology and information assurance operations for the agency, including overseeing all incident response and forensic investigations. Michael is the Program Coordinator and Adjunct Professor for Stevenson University's Master of Science in Cyber Forensics. He is the recipient of Stevenson University's Rose Dawson Award for outstanding adjunct faculty member of the year. He teaches courses in mobile device forensics, intrusion analysis, and cyber warfare. Michael is also an Adjunct Professor in George Mason University's Master of Science in Computer Forensics. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, a Master of Science in Information Assurance, a Master of Science in Forensic Studies (concentrating on computer forensics), and a graduate certificate in Applied Intelligence. Michael has presented at numerous national and international conferences including DEF CON, the DoD and U.S. Cyber Crime Conferences, CEIC, InfoSec World, and the BCISS Conference on Intelligence Analysis. He has authored over a dozen journal articles and a book on disaster recovery planning for nonprofit organizations.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781517713607
ISBN-10: 1517713609
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: October 24th, 2015
Pages: 254
Language: English

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