Scene of the Cybercrime: Computer Forensics Handbook


  • . Syngress

"Cybercrime and cyber-terrorism represent a serious challenge to society as a whole." - Hans Christian Krüger, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of EuropeCrime has been with us as long as laws have existed, and modern technology has given us a new type of criminal activity: cybercrime. Computer and network related crime is a problem that spans the globe, and unites those in two disparate fields: law enforcement and information technology. This book will help both IT pros and law enforcement specialists understand both their own roles and those of the other, and show why that understanding and an organized, cooperative effort is necessary to win the fight against this new type of crime.
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Network administrators and other IT professionals who need to know how to protecttheir organizations' computers and network. Law enforcement professionals who needto know how to collect and preserve digital evidence, how to locate cybercriminals,how to deal with jurisdictional issues that complicate the prosecution of cybercrime.


Book information

  • Published: August 2002
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-931836-65-4

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: The Rise of CybercrimeChapter 3: Understanding the Cybercriminal MindsetChapter 4: Understanding Computer and Networking BasicsChapter 5: Understanding Network Intrusions and Attacks Chapter 6: Understanding Cybercrime Prevention Chapter 7: Understanding Windows Security FeaturesChapter 8: Understanding Cybercrime DetectionChapter 9: Collecting and Preserving Digital EvidenceChapter 10: Building the Cybercrime CaseChapter 11: Conclusion