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    Computer Forensic Crimes

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    Computer Forensics Investigator has been predicted to be one of the fastest and best paying jobs on the criminal justice field, this fairly new field that consists of anything from digital artifacts to network and databases analyzation. (criminaljusticedegreeschools). Computer forensic has become a major important factor in many cases dealing with computer crimes such as financial fraud, unauthorized intrusion, identity theft and homicides, drugs related crimes, or pornography. This field specializes in the practice of investigating computer and network media to discover hidden or deleted data what could be used for legal matters. In the past decade the use on the internet has changed the way the world works dramatically, with one out of every…

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    In the criminal justice field there are a number of jobs and one of those jobs is Computer Forensics. Now computer forensics is defined as the practice of collecting, analyzing and reporting on digital data in a way that is legally admissible (forensiccontrol.com. n.d.). All of this is done by the use of detecting and prevention of a crime as well as in any dispute where some evidence may be stored digitally. Furthermore, they follow the same or similar processes as other forensic disciplines,…

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    In computer forensic investigation, the first pro-active step is that of acquisition. However, the method used for data acquisition by a forensics investigator plays a major role in influencing the admissibility of electronic evidence to be used in a court or law, or the reliability of any other relevant information required when dealing with computer forensic cases at the organizational level (Dykstra & Sherman, 2012). Different data acquisition techniques allow for the recovery of electronic…

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    Computer Forensics

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    Computer forensics plays a vital role in recovering and revealing the hidden clues. A very famous case is the BTK Killer where investigators had assisted the police to discover a serial killer, Dennis Rader, through a floppy disk that Dennis sent to the police. Investigators found within the documents implicated an author name "Dennis" at "Christ Lutheran Church". This evidence helped to lead to the serial killer's arrest. Sound like watching CSI? Yes, it is. By now, you should realise how wide…

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    In a perfect world the need for determining the activity conducted in a network or within a computer would not be necessary; however, this is not a perfect world and there are times when it is imperative that the activity of a computer be monitored. Forensic analysis has been a central part of criminal investigations. Computers and digital devices have become a common component. According, to Fortune Subscribe “The Florida Computer Crimes Act of 1978 included legislation against the unauthorized…

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    #3 The main goal of a computer forensic investigator is to conduct investigations through the application of evidence gathered from digital data. As a forensic investigator, it’s important to have a strong understanding of the different types of evidence that maybe encountered and the appropriate steps for retrieving and preserving it. The information that is collected during an investigation is extremely fragile and must be properly processed. In order to accomplish this, forensic scientists…

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    Computer Forensics Essay

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    There are several reasons why I am highly interested in applying for a Computer Forensics Bachelor's Degree at Champlain College. During my teenage years, I have always found crime investigations appealing due to the fact that my dad is a detective sergeant and my uncle is a computer and phone forensics analyst. As a teenager, it is natural to want to follow in your father's footsteps. But as I grew older, I started to think more about my future and what I really want to accomplish. Deciding…

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    Computer Forensic Analysis

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    believe they will not get caught. Some are easy to detect, others are not and require prioritization to handle the data from its original location, create an analysis plan, gather the evidence, and create the evidence reports which must comply with all the laws that affect digital forensics. The increase in connectivity means an increase in the difficulty to gather and secure information to maintain threats to a minimum due to the amount of knowledge that those breaking the law can acquire to…

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    her mother, Sharon Rocha. Amy cut Scott's hair, with Laci present, on the evening of December 23, 2002. A few months later Scott Peterson was convicted of murder in the first degree for Laci's death and in the second degree for the death of their prenatal son Conner. Computer forensic investigation techniques are not only useful for solving cyber crimes such as computer hacking or child pornography, but also have helped solve other crimes. In fact, computer forensic played a major role in a…

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    A Computer Forensics Investigator/Examiner is someone who analyzes computers and other digital devices to assist with police investigations. They help the police with computer based and cyber and non-cybercrimes. They are able to gather, recover, and locate evidence for electronic devices that may have been deleted or is hidden from plain sight. They work on identity theft, electronic fraud, and other scams. There are no educational requirements necessary to become a Computer Forensics…

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