COMPUTER FORENSIC TOOLS Name Tutor Course Date According to (Schweitzer 2003) in the past three decades digital forensic investigations comprised of “live analysis” that examined the media directly by use of ‘non-specialist tools’. However following the technological dynamics around 1990’s several hardware and soft wares’ were created to enable investigations to take place without any media modification. The initial set of tools focused on Computer forensics although currently it has advanced and evolved to Android Devices Forensics. Recuva & R-Studio Features There exist various programs to recover lost or rather deleted data. In this case we consider to programs namely; Recuva recovery software and R-studio. To start with we consider the Recuva software that has received considerably high rating of about 70% rating on data recovery on windows. For Recuva it operates on all versions of windows ranging from windows 2000 XP professional XP home Media center with sixty name of the kidnapper. The FBI obtained the IP address from the Yahoo of the person who used that screen name. After the obtaining the IP address they contacted the Verizon to get the physical address and the name of the subscriber. It was an arrest and prosecution based on a solid evidence. ReferencesAltheide C. & Carvey H. (2011). Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools: Using Open Source Platform Tools for Performing Computer Forensics on Target Systems: Windows Mac Linux Unix etc. Burlington: Elsevier Science. Casey E. (2002). Handbook of computer crime investigation: Forensic tools and technology. San Diego Calif: Academic Press. Cowen D. (2013). Computer forensics: InfoSec Pro guide. Davis C. Cowen D. & Philipp A. (2005). Hacking exposed: Computer forensics secrets & solutions. Emeryville: McGraw-Hill/Osborne. EC-Council Press. (2017). Computer forensics: Investigating data and image files. Schweitzer D. (2003). Incident response: Computer forensics toolkit. Indianapolis Ind: Wiley Pub. [...]
You have been recently hired to assist with purchasing computer forensics tools and resources for a major corporation. Using the concepts that you learned in chapters nine (9) through twelve (12) recommend specific tools that can be used for computer forensics investigation. Write a 3-4 page paper in which you: Compare and contrast features and costs of at least two (2) programs that can be used to recover deleted files. Include the success rates and specific functions each program offers. Specify the costs associated with purchasing two (2) tools that can be used to gather digital evidence from a cell phone. Include specific hardware or additional devices that will be required. Identify hourly costs associated with specific certified computer experts that can be used for forensics purposes and suggest a certified computer professional, you think, would be effective for a court case. Summarize a current event article based on how an expert’s deposition helped the case at trial. Include specifics on how the deposition was delivered and what was done to ensure that it was provided truthfully and concisely. Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.