Strategic Leadership in Digital Evidence - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128196182

Strategic Leadership in Digital Evidence

1st Edition

What Executives Need to Know

Authors: Paul Reedy
Paperback ISBN: 9780128196182
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st June 2020
Page Count: 150
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Strategic Leadership in Digital Evidence: What Executives Need to Know provides leaders with broad knowledge and understanding of practical concepts in digital evidence, along with its impact on investigations. The book's chapters cover the differentiation of related fields, new market technologies, operating systems, social networking, and much more. This guide is written at the layperson level, although the audience is expected to have reached a level of achievement and seniority in their profession, principally law enforcement, security and intelligence. Additionally, this book will appeal to legal professionals and others in the broader justice system.

Key Features

  • Covers a broad range of challenges confronting investigators in the digital environment
  • Addresses gaps in currently available resources and the future focus of a fast-moving field
  • Written by a manager who has been a leader in the field of digital forensics for decades


Managers and executive leaders of digital evidence capabilities who wish to enhance their understanding of the field for which they are responsible, such as state, local and private lab managers

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Disambiguation and differentiation of related fields
3. Statistical Surveys
4. Previous Predictions
5. New Market Technologies
6. Operating Systems
7. Storage Media
8. Cloud Computing
9. Social Networking
10. Cybersecurity
11. Applications and Apps
12. Geospatial Forensics
13. Criminal Craft
14. Crime Types
15. Investigations
16. Standards and Training
17. Tools Development
18. Accreditation and Certification
19. Training and education of the workforce
20. Case Management
21. International Resources
22. Legal and Justice Challenges
23. e-Discovery
24. Modes of delivery of digital evidence
25. Future Trends and Predictions


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About the Author

Paul Reedy

Paul Reedy is currently the Agency Operations Manager of the Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS), in the District of Columbia’s office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice (DMPSJ), where he manages and transforms the division of DFS which oversees all aspects of digital evidence relating to criminal investigations. Prior to joining DFS Mr. Reedy held various high-level positions within the Australian Federal Police in Canberra, Australia. These positions included: Coordinator of Electronic Evidence, National Manager of Forensic and Data Centers and Manager of Forensic Operations. He is currently a member of the organizing committee with Interpol International Forensic Science Managers Symposium, Lyon, France, as well as a member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology / Department of Justice, Organization of Scientific Area Committees, Subcommittee on Digital Evidence and Multimedia, Washington, D.C. He has authored numerous articles and presents internationally on the subject of digital forensics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Agency Operations Manager, Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS), District of Columbia, Washington, DC, USA

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