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Collaborative Digital Forensics: Architecture, Mechanisms, and Case Study

Abstract In order to catch the smartest criminals in the world, digital forensics examiners need a means of collaborating and sharing information with each other and outside experts that is not prohibitively difficult. However, standard operating procedures and the rules of evidence generally disallow the use of the collaboration software and techniques that are currently available because they do not fully adhere to the dictated procedures for the handling, analysis, and disclosure of items relating to cases. The aim of this work is to conceive and design a framework that provides a completely new architecture that 1) can perform fundamental functions that are common and necessary to forensic analyses, and 2) is structured such that it is possible ... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Mabey, Michael Kent (Author) / Ahn, Gail-Joon (Advisor) / Yau, Stephen S (Committee member) / Huang, Dijiang (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer Science / Android forensics / collaborative forensics / digital forensics / forensic framework / YAFFS
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 65 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Computer Science 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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