From the Back Cover
About the Author
Keith J. Jones leads the computer forensics and electronic evidence discovery practices at Red Cliff Consulting. Formerly Foundstone's director of incident response and computer forensics, his book The Anti-Hacker Tool Kit (McGraw-Hill Osborne, 2002) is the definitive guide to securing critical applications.
Richard Bejtlich is a former Air Force intelligence officer, and is founder of TaoSecurity, a network security monitoring consultancy. He wrote the Tao of Network Security Monitoring (Addison-Wesley, 2005) and Extrusion Detection (Addison-Wesley, 2006).
Curtis W. Rose, a former counterintelligence special agent, is an executive vice president at Red Cliff Consulting where he leads research and development efforts and special projects, and where he provides support to criminal investigations and civil litigation. He was a contributing author or technical editor for several security books, including The Anti-Hacker Tool Kit, Network Security: The Complete Reference (McGraw-Hill Osborne, 2002), and Incident Response: Investigating Computer Crime, Second Edition (McGraw-Hill Osborne, 2002).
Dan Farmer is author of a variety of security programs and papers. He is currently chief technical officer of Elemental Security, a computer security software company. Together he and Wietse Venema, have written many of the world's leading information security and forensics packages, including the SATAN network security scanner and the Coroner's Toolkit.
Wietse Venema has written some of the world's most widely used software, including TCP Wrapper and the Postfix mail system. He is currently a research staff member at IBM Research. Together, he and Dan Farmer have written many of the world's leading information security and forensics packages, including the SATAN network security scanner and the Coroner's Toolkit.
Brian Carrier has authored several leading computer forensic tools, including The Sleuth Kit (formerly The @stake Sleuth Kit) and the Autopsy Forensic Browser. He has authored several peer-reviewed conference and journal papers and has created publicly available testing images for forensic tools. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in computer science and digital forensics at Purdue University, he is also a research assistant at the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) there. He formerly served as a research scientist at @stake and as the lead for the @stake Response Team and Digital Forensic Labs. Carrier has taught forensics, incident response, and file systems at SANS, FIRST, the @stake Academy, and SEARCH.
Brian Carrier's Web site, http://www.digital-evidence.org, contains book updates and up-to-date URLs from the book's references.