From the Back Cover
Launch Your Computer Forensics Career—Quickly and Effectively
Written by a team of computer forensic experts, the new edition of this popular guide has been extensively updated to cover the latest tools, practices, and core information you need to launch a career in this rapidly growing field. Inside, you'll learn:
What skills you need to become an effective investigator
Things to consider before you start investigating a scene
How to identify, collect, and preserve computer evidence
The trick to finding hidden data and extracting information from it
Common forensic tools and the latest on passwords and encryption
How to present computer evidence in court as an expert witness
Which professional certifications are available and what you need to do
In-Depth Coverage for Anyone Considering a Career in Computer Forensics
A Valuable Reference and Resource for Those Already in the Industry
Practical Information on Professional Certifications in Computer Forensics
About the Author
Michael G. Solomon, CISM, CISSP, PMP, GSEC, is a full-time security speaker, consultant, trainer, and project manager who specializes in development and assessment security topics. An IT professional since 1987, he has worked on projects or done training for more than 60 major companies and organizations, including EarthLink, Schumacher, Nike, and others.
K Rudolph, CISSP, is founder and President of Native Intelligence, which provides security training for federal agencies and commercial firms. She is a featured speaker at national conferences and a board member of Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association.
Ed Tittel is a 28-year computer industry veteran with over 130 books to his credit. He writes regularly for sites such as InformIT.com and TechTarget.
Neil Broom, CCE, CISSP, CFE, is President and Laboratory Director of Technical Resource Center, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia. He has more than 15 years of experience providing investigative, technical, educational, and security services.
Diane Barrett is a forensic trainer for Paraben. Holding many industry certifications including CISSP, ISSMP, and DCFP, she has been involved in the IT industry for almost 20 years and has been active in education, security, and forensics for the past 10 years.