High-Technology Crime Investigator's Handbook
Establishing and Managing a High-Technology Crime Prevention ProgramBy
- Gerald Kovacich, CFE, CPP, CISSP, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Protection Professional, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Washington, USA
- Andy Jones, A Research Group Leader at the Security Research Centre for British Telecommunications where he is conducting research into the security of information and communication systems.
The high-technology crime investigator's profession is one of the fastest growing professions in the world today, as information security issues and crimes related to them are growing in number and magnitude at an ever-increasing pace. High-Technology Crime Investigator's Handbook, Second Edition, informs professionals of the potential risks of computer crimes, and serves as a guide to establishing and managing a high-technology crime investigative program. Each chapter is updated with the latest information and guidance, including added coverage of computer forensics and additional metrics to measure organizational performance. In addition, nine new chapters cover emerging trends in the field, and offer invaluable guidance on becoming a successful high-technology crime investigator.
The targeted audience is INFOSEC and Information Assurance managers, technicians, and investigators; computer forensic professionals and forensic consulting firms; IT technical and IT network professionals interested in specializing in Security.
Business managers, corporate security professionals managers, law enforcement officers, and students enrolled in IT computer and information security classes.
Paperback, 470 Pages
Published: October 2006
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
The High-Technology-Crime Investigators Handbook, Second Edition] not only provides a basic introduction into the world of high-tech crime but, more importantly for the readers, it is the only book I have found whose primary purpose is not about investigating high-tech crimes, but how to establish and manage a high-tech crimes investigative unit." - Howard A. Schmidt, President & CEO, R & H Security Consulting LLC, Former White House Cyber Security Advisor
- SECTION I Introduction to the High Technology Crimes Environment Chapter 1. What Investigators Should Know About the High Technology Supported Global Threats Chapter 2. The High Technology Crimes Miscreants, Profiles, Motives and Philosophies. Chapter 3. The Basic Techniques Used by High Technology Crimes Miscreants Chapter 4. The Basic Information Systems Security Techniques Being Used to Defend Against the High Technology Crimes MiscreantsSECTION II High-Technology Incidents and Crime Investigations Chapter 5. Investigating High Technology Crimes Chapter 6. Responding to High-Technology Incidents and Crimes Chapter 7. The Collection of Evidence Chapter 8. Interviews and Interrogations Chapter 9. An Introduction to Computer Forensics Chapter 10. Establishing and Managing a Computer Forensics Laboratory Chapter 11. High Technology Crimes: Case SummariesSECTION III Overview of the High Technology Crimes Investigations Profession and Unit Chapter 12. The Global Enterprise Corporation (GEC) Model Chapter 13. Understanding the Role of the High Technology Crimes Investigator and an Anti-Crimes Unit in the Business and Management Environment Chapter 14. The High Technology Crimes Investigations Unit Strategic, Tactical, and Annual Plans Chapter 15. High Technology Anti-Crimes Investigations Program and Organization Chapter 16. High Technology Crimes Investigations Functions Chapter 17. Sources, Networking and Liaison Chapter 18. High Technology Crime Investigations Unit Metrics Management System Chapter 19. Outsourcing High-Technology Investigations Pros and Cons SECTION IV - High Technology Crime Investigation Challenges of the 21st Century Chapter 20. The Future of High Technology and Its Impact on Working in a Global Information Environment Chapter 21. The Future of High Technology Crimes, Security and the Criminal Justice Systems Chapter 22. Terrorism Crime or War? Its Impact on the High Technology Incidents and Crimes Investigations Chapter 23. The Future of the High Technology Crimes Investigator Profession Chapter 24. Developing a Career as a High Technology Crimes Investigator Chapter 25. Marketing Yourself as a Successful High Technology Crimes Investigator Chapter 26. Becoming a High Technology Consultant Chapter 27. Conclusions and Final Thoughts