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Alternate Data Storage Forensics

Learn to pull “digital fingerprints” from alternate data storage (ADS) devices including: iPod, Xbox, digital cameras and more from the cyber sleuths who train the Secret Service, FBI, and Department of Defense in bleeding edge digital forensics techniques. This book sets a new forensic methodology standard for investigators to use.This book begins by describing how alternate data storage devices are used to both move and hide data. From here a series of case studies using bleeding edge forensic analysis tools demonstrate to readers how to perform forensic investigations on a variety of ADS devices including: Apple iPods, Digital Video Recorders, Cameras, Gaming Consoles (Xbox, PS2, and PSP), Bluetooth devices, and more using state of the art tools. Finally, the book takes a look into the future at “not yet every day” devices which will soon be common repositories for hiding and moving data for both legitimate and illegitimate purposes.

Private, corporate or government investigator, security engineer

Paperback, 400 Pages

Published: September 2007

Imprint: Syngress

ISBN: 978-1-59749-163-1


  • Chapter 1. Alternate Media Chapter 2. Evidentiary ValueChapter 3. Seizure and HandlingChapter 4. Forensic AcquisitionChapter 5. Data AnalysisChapter 6. Future of ADS


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