Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation

Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation
Author: Eoghan Casey
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2009-10-07
ISBN 10: 9780080921471
ISBN 13: 0080921477
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation builds on the success of the Handbook of Computer Crime Investigation, bringing together renowned experts in all areas of digital forensics and investigation to provide the consummate resource for practitioners in the field. It is also designed as an accompanying text to Digital Evidence and Computer Crime. This unique collection details how to conduct digital investigations in both criminal and civil contexts, and how to locate and utilize digital evidence on computers, networks, and embedded systems. Specifically, the Investigative Methodology section of the Handbook provides expert guidance in the three main areas of practice: Forensic Analysis, Electronic Discovery, and Intrusion Investigation. The Technology section is extended and updated to reflect the state of the art in each area of specialization. The main areas of focus in the Technology section are forensic analysis of Windows, Unix, Macintosh, and embedded systems (including cellular telephones and other mobile devices), and investigations involving networks (including enterprise environments and mobile telecommunications technology). This handbook is an essential technical reference and on-the-job guide that IT professionals, forensic practitioners, law enforcement, and attorneys will rely on when confronted with computer related crime and digital evidence of any kind. *Provides methodologies proven in practice for conducting digital investigations of all kinds *Demonstrates how to locate and interpret a wide variety of digital evidence, and how it can be useful in investigations *Presents tools in the context of the investigative process, including EnCase, FTK, ProDiscover, foremost, XACT, Network Miner, Splunk, flow-tools, and many other specialized utilities and analysis platforms *Case examples in every chapter give readers a practical understanding of the technical, logistical, and legal challenges that arise in real investigations

Handbook of Digital Forensics of Multimedia Data and Devices Enhanced E Book

Handbook of Digital Forensics of Multimedia Data and Devices  Enhanced E Book
Author: Anthony T. S. Ho,Shujun Li
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2016-05-20
ISBN 10: 1118757076
ISBN 13: 9781118757079
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Digital forensics and multimedia forensics are rapidly growing disciplines whereby electronic information is extracted and interpreted for use in a court of law. These two fields are finding increasing importance in law enforcement and the investigation of cybercrime as the ubiquity of personal computing and the internet becomes ever-more apparent. Digital forensics involves investigating computer systems and digital artefacts in general, while multimedia forensics is a sub-topic of digital forensics focusing on evidence extracted from both normal computer systems and special multimedia devices, such as digital cameras. This book focuses on the interface between digital forensics and multimedia forensics, bringing two closely related fields of forensic expertise together to identify and understand the current state-of-the-art in digital forensic investigation. Both fields are expertly attended to by contributions from researchers and forensic practitioners specializing in diverse topics such as forensic authentication, forensic triage, forensic photogrammetry, biometric forensics, multimedia device identification, and image forgery detection among many others. Key features: Brings digital and multimedia forensics together with contributions from academia, law enforcement, and the digital forensics industry for extensive coverage of all the major aspects of digital forensics of multimedia data and devices Provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of digital forensics of multimedia data and devices Offers not only explanations of techniques but also real-world and simulated case studies to illustrate how digital and multimedia forensics techniques work Includes a companion website hosting continually updated supplementary materials ranging from extended and updated coverage of standards to best practice guides, test datasets and more case studies

Handbook of Computer Crime Investigation

Handbook of Computer Crime Investigation
Author: Eoghan Casey
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2001-10-22
ISBN 10: 9780080488905
ISBN 13: 0080488900
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Computer Crime Investigation Book Review:

Following on the success of his introductory text, Digital Evidence and Computer Crime, Eoghan Casey brings together a few top experts to create the first detailed guide for professionals who are already familiar with digital evidence. The Handbook of Computer Crime Investigation helps readers master the forensic analysis of computer systems with a three-part approach covering tools, technology, and case studies. The Tools section provides the details on leading software programs, with each chapter written by that product's creator. The section ends with an objective comparison of the strengths and limitations of each tool. The main Technology section provides the technical "how to" information for collecting and analyzing digital evidence in common situations, starting with computers, moving on to networks, and culminating with embedded systems. The Case Examples section gives readers a sense of the technical, legal, and practical challenges that arise in real computer investigations. The Tools section provides details of leading hardware and software The main Technology section provides the technical "how to" information for collecting and analysing digital evidence in common situations Case Examples give readers a sense of the technical, legal, and practical challenges that arise in real computer investigations

Handbook of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics

Handbook of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics
Author: Hamid Jahankhani
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 708
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 9812837043
ISBN 13: 9789812837042
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The widespread use of information and communications technology (ICT) has created a global platform for the exchange of ideas, goods and services, the benefits of which are enormous. However, it has also created boundless opportunities for fraud and deception. Cybercrime is one of the biggest growth industries around the globe, whether it is in the form of violation of company policies, fraud, hate crime, extremism, or terrorism. It is therefore paramount that the security industry raises its game to combat these threats. Today's top priority is to use computer technology to fight computer crime, as our commonwealth is protected by firewalls rather than firepower. This is an issue of global importance as new technologies have provided a world of opportunity for criminals. This book is a compilation of the collaboration between the researchers and practitioners in the security field; and provides a comprehensive literature on current and future e-security needs across applications, implementation, testing or investigative techniques, judicial processes and criminal intelligence. The intended audience includes members in academia, the public and private sectors, students and those who are interested in and will benefit from this handbook.

Handbook of Research on Computational Forensics Digital Crime and Investigation Methods and Solutions

Handbook of Research on Computational Forensics  Digital Crime  and Investigation  Methods and Solutions
Author: Li, Chang-Tsun
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 620
Release: 2009-11-30
ISBN 10: 1605668370
ISBN 13: 9781605668376
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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"This book provides a media for advancing research and the development of theory and practice of digital crime prevention and forensics, embracing a broad range of digital crime and forensics disciplines"--Provided by publisher.

The Best Damn Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Book Period

The Best Damn Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Book Period
Author: Jack Wiles,Anthony Reyes
Publsiher: Syngress
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2011-04-18
ISBN 10: 9780080556086
ISBN 13: 0080556086
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Best Damn Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Book Period Book Review:

Electronic discovery refers to a process in which electronic data is sought, located, secured, and searched with the intent of using it as evidence in a legal case. Computer forensics is the application of computer investigation and analysis techniques to perform an investigation to find out exactly what happened on a computer and who was responsible. IDC estimates that the U.S. market for computer forensics will be grow from $252 million in 2004 to $630 million by 2009. Business is strong outside the United States, as well. By 2011, the estimated international market will be $1.8 billion dollars. The Techno Forensics Conference has increased in size by almost 50% in its second year; another example of the rapid growth in the market. This book is the first to combine cybercrime and digital forensic topics to provides law enforcement and IT security professionals with the information needed to manage a digital investigation. Everything needed for analyzing forensic data and recovering digital evidence can be found in one place, including instructions for building a digital forensics lab. * Digital investigation and forensics is a growing industry * Corporate I.T. departments investigating corporate espionage and criminal activities are learning as they go and need a comprehensive guide to e-discovery * Appeals to law enforcement agencies with limited budgets

Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools

Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools
Author: Cory Altheide,Harlan Carvey
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2011-03-29
ISBN 10: 9781597495875
ISBN 13: 1597495875
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools is the definitive book on investigating and analyzing computer systems and media using open source tools. The book is a technical procedural guide, and explains the use of open source tools on Mac, Linux and Windows systems as a platform for performing computer forensics. Both well-known and novel forensic methods are demonstrated using command-line and graphical open source computer forensic tools for examining a wide range of target systems and artifacts. Written by world-renowned forensic practitioners, this book uses the most current examination and analysis techniques in the field. It consists of 9 chapters that cover a range of topics such as the open source examination platform; disk and file system analysis; Windows systems and artifacts; Linux systems and artifacts; Mac OS X systems and artifacts; Internet artifacts; and automating analysis and extending capabilities. The book lends itself to use by students and those entering the field who do not have means to purchase new tools for different investigations. This book will appeal to forensic practitioners from areas including incident response teams and computer forensic investigators; forensic technicians from legal, audit, and consulting firms; and law enforcement agencies. Written by world-renowned forensic practitioners Details core concepts and techniques of forensic file system analysis Covers analysis of artifacts from the Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems

The Basics of Digital Forensics

The Basics of Digital Forensics
Author: John Sammons
Publsiher: Syngress
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2014-12-09
ISBN 10: 0128018925
ISBN 13: 9780128018927
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Basics of Digital Forensics provides a foundation for people new to the digital forensics field. This book teaches you how to conduct examinations by discussing what digital forensics is, the methodologies used, key tactical concepts, and the tools needed to perform examinations. Details on digital forensics for computers, networks, cell phones, GPS, the cloud and the Internet are discussed. Also, learn how to collect evidence, document the scene, and how deleted data can be recovered. The new Second Edition of this book provides you with completely up-to-date real-world examples and all the key technologies used in digital forensics, as well as new coverage of network intrusion response, how hard drives are organized, and electronic discovery. You'll also learn how to incorporate quality assurance into an investigation, how to prioritize evidence items to examine (triage), case processing, and what goes into making an expert witness. The Second Edition also features expanded resources and references, including online resources that keep you current, sample legal documents, and suggested further reading. Learn what Digital Forensics entails Build a toolkit and prepare an investigative plan Understand the common artifacts to look for in an exam Second Edition features all-new coverage of hard drives, triage, network intrusion response, and electronic discovery; as well as updated case studies, expert interviews, and expanded resources and references

Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Forensic Evidence

Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Forensic Evidence
Author: John J. Barbara
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 139
Release: 2007-12-28
ISBN 10: 1597455776
ISBN 13: 9781597455770
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Forensic Evidence Book Review:

This volume presents an overview of computer forensics perfect for beginners. A distinguished group of specialist authors have crafted chapters rich with detail yet accessible for readers who are not experts in the field. Tying together topics as diverse as applicable laws on search and seizure, investigating cybercrime, and preparation for courtroom testimony, Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Evidence is an ideal overall reference for this multi-faceted discipline.

Digital Evidence and Computer Crime

Digital Evidence and Computer Crime
Author: Eoghan Casey
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 807
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 0123742684
ISBN 13: 9780123742681
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Evidence and Computer Crime Book Review:

"Digital Evidence and Computer Crime" provides the knowledge necessary to uncover and use digital evidence effectively in any kind of investigation. This completely updated edition provides the introductory materials that new students require, and also expands on the material presented in previous editions to help students develop these skills.

Handbook of Research on Network Forensics and Analysis Techniques

Handbook of Research on Network Forensics and Analysis Techniques
Author: Shrivastava, Gulshan,Kumar, Prabhat,Gupta, B. B.,Bala, Suman,Dey, Nilanjan
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 509
Release: 2018-04-06
ISBN 10: 1522541012
ISBN 13: 9781522541011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Network Forensics and Analysis Techniques Book Review:

With the rapid advancement in technology, myriad new threats have emerged in online environments. The broad spectrum of these digital risks requires new and innovative methods for protection against cybercrimes. The Handbook of Research on Network Forensics and Analysis Techniques is a current research publication that examines the advancements and growth of forensic research from a relatively obscure tradecraft to an important part of many investigations. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics including cryptocurrency, hand-based biometrics, and cyberterrorism, this publication is geared toward professionals, computer forensics practitioners, engineers, researchers, and academics seeking relevant research on the development of forensic tools.

A Practical Guide to Computer Forensics Investigations

A Practical Guide to Computer Forensics Investigations
Author: Darren R. Hayes
Publsiher: Pearson IT Certification
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2014-12-17
ISBN 10: 0132756153
ISBN 13: 9780132756150
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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All you need to know to succeed in digital forensics: technical and investigative skills, in one book Complete, practical, and up-to-date Thoroughly covers digital forensics for Windows, Mac, mobile, hardware, and networks Addresses online and lab investigations, documentation, admissibility, and more By Dr. Darren Hayes, founder of Pace University’s Code Detectives forensics lab–one of America’s “Top 10 Computer Forensics Professors” Perfect for anyone pursuing a digital forensics career or working with examiners Criminals go where the money is. Today, trillions of dollars of assets are digital, and digital crime is growing fast. In response, demand for digital forensics experts is soaring. To succeed in this exciting field, you need strong technical and investigative skills. In this guide, one of the world’s leading computer orensics experts teaches you all the skills you’ll need. Writing for students and professionals at all levels, Dr. Darren Hayes presents complete best practices for capturing and analyzing evidence, protecting the chain of custody, documenting investigations, and scrupulously adhering to the law, so your evidence can always be used. Hayes introduces today’s latest technologies and technical challenges, offering detailed coverage of crucial topics such as mobile forensics, Mac forensics, cyberbullying, and child endangerment. This guide’s practical activities and case studies give you hands-on mastery of modern digital forensics tools and techniques. Its many realistic examples reflect the author’s extensive and pioneering work as a forensics examiner in both criminal and civil investigations. Understand what computer forensics examiners do, and the types of digital evidence they work with Explore Windows and Mac computers, understand how their features affect evidence gathering, and use free tools to investigate their contents Extract data from diverse storage devices Establish a certified forensics lab and implement good practices for managing and processing evidence Gather data and perform investigations online Capture Internet communications, video, images, and other content Write comprehensive reports that withstand defense objections and enable successful prosecution Follow strict search and surveillance rules to make your evidence admissible Investigate network breaches, including dangerous Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) Retrieve immense amounts of evidence from smartphones, even without seizing them Successfully investigate financial fraud performed with digital devices Use digital photographic evidence, including metadata and social media images

Scene of the Cybercrime Computer Forensics Handbook

Scene of the Cybercrime  Computer Forensics Handbook
Author: Syngress
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2002-08-12
ISBN 10: 9780080480787
ISBN 13: 0080480780
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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"Cybercrime and cyber-terrorism represent a serious challenge to society as a whole." - Hans Christian Krüger, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Crime 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. 62% of US companies reported computer-related security breaches resulting in damages of $124 million dollars. This data is an indication of the massive need for Cybercrime training within the IT and law enforcement communities. The only book that covers Cybercrime from forensic investigation through prosecution. Cybercrime is one of the battlefields in the war against terror.

Digital Forensics Explained

Digital Forensics Explained
Author: Greg Gogolin
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2012-12-03
ISBN 10: 1439874956
ISBN 13: 9781439874950
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The field of computer forensics has experienced significant growth recently and those looking to get into the industry have significant opportunity for upward mobility. Focusing on the concepts investigators need to know to conduct a thorough investigation, Digital Forensics Explained provides an overall description of the forensic practice from a practitioner’s perspective. Starting with an overview, the text describes best practices based on the author’s decades of experience conducting investigations and working in information technology. It illustrates the forensic process, explains what it takes to be an investigator, and highlights emerging trends. Filled with helpful templates and contributions from seasoned experts in their respective fields, the book includes coverage of: Internet and email investigations Mobile forensics for cell phones, iPads, music players, and other small devices Cloud computing from an architecture perspective and its impact on digital forensics Anti-forensic techniques that may be employed to make a forensic exam more difficult to conduct Recoverability of information from damaged media The progression of a criminal case from start to finish Tools that are often used in an examination, including commercial, free, and open-source tools; computer and mobile tools; and things as simple as extension cords Social media and social engineering forensics Case documentation and presentation, including sample summary reports and a cover sheet for a cell phone investigation The text includes acquisition forms, a sequential process outline to guide your investigation, and a checklist of supplies you’ll need when responding to an incident. Providing you with the understanding and the tools to deal with suspects who find ways to make their digital activities hard to trace, the book also considers cultural implications, ethics, and the psychological effects that digital forensics investigations can have on investigators.

Computer Forensics InfoSec Pro Guide

Computer Forensics InfoSec Pro Guide
Author: David Cowen
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2013-04-19
ISBN 10: 0071742468
ISBN 13: 9780071742467
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computer Forensics InfoSec Pro Guide Book Review:

Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT Professional Find out how to excel in the field of computer forensics investigations. Learn what it takes to transition from an IT professional to a computer forensic examiner in the private sector. Written by a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Computer Forensics: InfoSec Pro Guide is filled with real-world case studies that demonstrate the concepts covered in the book. You’ll learn how to set up a forensics lab, select hardware and software, choose forensic imaging procedures, test your tools, capture evidence from different sources, follow a sound investigative process, safely store evidence, and verify your findings. Best practices for documenting your results, preparing reports, and presenting evidence in court are also covered in this detailed resource. Computer Forensics: InfoSec Pro Guide features: Lingo—Common security terms defined so that you’re in the know on the job IMHO—Frank and relevant opinions based on the author’s years of industry experience Budget Note—Tips for getting security technologies and processes into your organization’s budget In Actual Practice—Exceptions to the rules of security explained in real-world contexts Your Plan—Customizable checklists you can use on the job now Into Action—Tips on how, why, and when to apply new skills and techniques at work

Digital Forensics Processing and Procedures

Digital Forensics Processing and Procedures
Author: David Lilburn Watson,Andrew Jones
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 880
Release: 2013-08-30
ISBN 10: 1597497452
ISBN 13: 9781597497459
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Forensics Processing and Procedures Book Review:

This is the first digital forensics book that covers the complete lifecycle of digital evidence and the chain of custody. This comprehensive handbook includes international procedures, best practices, compliance, and a companion web site with downloadable forms. Written by world-renowned digital forensics experts, this book is a must for any digital forensics lab. It provides anyone who handles digital evidence with a guide to proper procedure throughout the chain of custody--from incident response through analysis in the lab. A step-by-step guide to designing, building and using a digital forensics lab A comprehensive guide for all roles in a digital forensics laboratory Based on international standards and certifications

Complete Crime Scene Investigation Workbook

Complete Crime Scene Investigation Workbook
Author: Everett Baxter Jr.
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 282
Release: 2015-05-21
ISBN 10: 1498701434
ISBN 13: 9781498701433
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complete Crime Scene Investigation Workbook Book Review:

This specially developed workbook can be used in conjunction with the Complete Crime Scene Investigation Handbook (ISBN: 978-1-4987-0144-0) in group training environments, or for individuals looking for independent, step-by-step self-study guide. It presents an abridged version of the Handbook, supplying both students and professionals with the most critical points and extensive hands-on exercises for skill enhancement. Filled with more than 350 full-color images, the Complete Crime Scene Investigation Workbook walks readers through self-tests and exercises they can perform to practice and improve their documentation, collection, and processing techniques. Most experienced crime scene investigators will tell you that it is virtually impossible to be an expert in every aspect of crime scene investigations. If you begin to "specialize" too soon, you risk not becoming a well-rounded crime scene investigator. Establishing a complete foundation to the topic, the exercises in this workbook reinforce the concepts presented in the Handbook with a practical, real-world application. As a crime scene investigator, reports need to be more descriptive than they are at the patrol officer level. This workbook provides a range of scenarios around which to coordinate multiple exercises and lab examples, and space is provided to write descriptions of observations. The book also supplies step-by-step, fully illustrative photographs of crime scene procedures, protocols, and evidence collection and testing techniques. This lab exercise workbook is ideal for use in conjunction with the Handbook, both in group training settings, as well as a stand-alone workbook for individuals looking for hands-on self-study. It is a must-have resource for crime scene technicians, investigators, and professionals who want a complete manual of crime scene collection and processing techniques.

Computer Incident Response and Forensics Team Management

Computer Incident Response and Forensics Team Management
Author: Leighton Johnson
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013-11-08
ISBN 10: 0124047254
ISBN 13: 9780124047259
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computer Incident Response and Forensics Team Management Book Review:

Computer Incident Response and Forensics Team Management provides security professionals with a complete handbook of computer incident response from the perspective of forensics team management. This unique approach teaches readers the concepts and principles they need to conduct a successful incident response investigation, ensuring that proven policies and procedures are established and followed by all team members. Leighton R. Johnson III describes the processes within an incident response event and shows the crucial importance of skillful forensics team management, including when and where the transition to forensics investigation should occur during an incident response event. The book also provides discussions of key incident response components. Provides readers with a complete handbook on computer incident response from the perspective of forensics team management Identify the key steps to completing a successful computer incident response investigation Defines the qualities necessary to become a successful forensics investigation team member, as well as the interpersonal relationship skills necessary for successful incident response and forensics investigation teams

Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Forensic Evidence

Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Forensic Evidence
Author: John J. Barbara
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 139
Release: 2007-12-28
ISBN 10: 1597455776
ISBN 13: 9781597455770
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Forensic Evidence Book Review:

This volume presents an overview of computer forensics perfect for beginners. A distinguished group of specialist authors have crafted chapters rich with detail yet accessible for readers who are not experts in the field. Tying together topics as diverse as applicable laws on search and seizure, investigating cybercrime, and preparation for courtroom testimony, Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Evidence is an ideal overall reference for this multi-faceted discipline.

Forensic Investigation Handbook

Forensic Investigation Handbook
Author: Michael Fitting Karagiozis,Richard Sgaglio
Publsiher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
Total Pages: 387
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 0398075794
ISBN 13: 9780398075798
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Investigation Handbook Book Review:

The book outlines the general principles of forensic science including an overview of the history of forensic science, an introduction to ballistics, crime scene investigation techniques as well as evidence gathering, processing and documentation procedures. It presents valuable information on advanced forensic topics as well. These areas include criminal profiling, fingerprints and DNA as identification, the forensic autopsy, pharmacology, toxicology, and biohazard risks for the forensic investigator. The handbook also provides the reader with information on the American criminal justice system and how it relates to forensic science. It also features one of the most detailed and extensive forensic glossaries ever assembled. Included are more than 600 pertinent forensic terms with definitions that will serve as an invaluable desk reference for forensic novices and seasoned veterans alike.