Essay on Project 1 - Ccjs 321 Digital Forensics

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INCIDENT rEPORT
CCJS 321 – Digital Forensics | Stan Vos
Date of submission: FEB 5, 2016 |

INCIDENT rEPORT
CCJS 321 – Digital Forensics | Stan Vos
Date of submission: FEB 5, 2016 |

Project 1 - CCJS 321 Digital Forensics
For the purposes of this project, imagine you are an Information Security (InfoSec) Specialist, an employee of the Makestuff Company, assigned to the company’s Incident Response Team.
In this case, you have been notified by Mr. Hirum Andfirum, Human Resources Director for the Makestuff Company, that the company has just terminated Mr. Got Yourprop, a former engineer in the company’s New Products Division, for cause. Mr. Andfirum tells you that at Mr. Yourprop’s exit interview earlier that day, the
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With the above scenario in mind, thoroughly answer the following questions (in paragraph format, properly citing outside research, where appropriate).
Can you (or Mr. Yourprop’s supervisor) search Yourprop’s personal vehicle currently parked in the Company parking lot for digital evidence? Support your answer.
After Mr. Yourprop’s made that statement, you have probable cause to search his personal vehicle. Since the Fourth Amendment only protects you from the government conducting illegal searches and seizers, Makestuff would not have to get a warrant for searching his vehicle. “Your employer is not required to have a warrant or probable cause to conduct a search. Your employer need only have a justifiable reason related to the nature of employment” (Workplace, 2016). With that in mind, you cannot have him undergo a strip search. It has to be justifiable as well as reasonable.
Since he was an engineer in the New Products Division, he will have a very intimate knowledge of this new product coming out. We can know from his exit interview that he was actively looking for a job with the competitor before he was fired. We can assume that he plans on giving them trade secrets because of his

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