Windows Forensic Analysis DVD Toolkit, 2nd Edition, is a completely updated and expanded version of Harlan Carvey's best-selling forensics book on incident response and investigating cybercrime on Windows systems. With this book, you will learn how to analyze data during live and post-mortem investigations.
New to this edition is Forensic Analysis on a Budget, which collects freely available tools that are essential for small labs, state (or below) law enforcement, and educational organizations. The book also includes new pedagogical elements, Lessons from the Field, Case Studies, and War Stories that present real-life experiences by an expert in the trenches, making the material real and showing the why behind the how. The companion DVD contains significant, and unique, materials (movies, spreadsheet, code, etc.) not available anyplace else because they were created by the author.
This book will appeal to digital forensic investigators, IT security professionals, engineers, and system administrators as well as students and consultants.
- Best-Selling Windows Digital Forensic book completely updated in this 2nd Edition
- Learn how to Analyze Data During Live and Post-Mortem Investigations
- DVD Includes Custom Tools, Updated Code, Movies, and Spreadsheets!
Digital forensic investigators, IT security professionals, engineers, and system administrators
Chapter 1: Live Response: Collecting Volatile Data
Chapter 2: Live Response: Analyzing Volatile Data
Chapter 3: Windows Memory Analysis
Chapter 4: Registry Analysis
Chapter 5: File Analysis
Chapter 6: Executable File Analysis
Chapter 7: Rootkits and Rootkit Detection
Chapter 8: Tying It All Together
Chapter 9: Forensic Analysis on a Budget
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- © Syngress 2009
- 1st June 2009
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Harlan Carvey is a senior information security researcher with the Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit - Special Ops (CTU-SO) team, where his efforts are focused on targeted threat hunting, response, and research. He continues to maintain a passion and focus in analyzing Windows systems, and in particular, the Windows Registry.
Harlan is an accomplished author, public speaker, and open source tool author. He dabbles in other activities, including home brewing and horseback riding. As a result, he has become quite adept at backing up and parking a horse trailer.
Harlan earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Virginia Military Institute, and a master’s degree in the same discipline from the Naval Postgraduate School. He served in the United States Marine Corps, achieving the rank of captain before departing the service. He resides in Northern Virginia with his family.
DFIR analyst, presenter, and open-source tool author
"If your job requires investigating compromised Windows hosts, you must read Windows Forensic Analysis."--Richard Bejtlich, Coauthor of Real Digital Forensics and Amazon.com Top 500 Book Reviewer