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Digital Forensics Tools in Kali Linux: Imaging and Hashing

by James D. Murray

This course presents information and demonstrations of the digital imaging and cryptographic hashing tools distributed in Kali Linux.

What you'll learn

Kali Linux (formerly BackTrack) is best known as the premier Linux distribution system for application and network penetration testers. Kali also includes many digital forensics tools that are useful for formal forensics investigations, solving problems in Information Technology, and learning about digital forensics. Professional digital forensic examiners, IT people, and students new to digital forensics will all find the information and demonstrations of the digital imaging and cryptographic hashing tools in this course very useful.

About the author

James D. Murray is an active information security professional and a deprecated software engineer. Mr. Murray started thinking about programming in 1978 when he wrote his first BASIC program on a Commodore PET computer. His first job was building printed circuit boards for the Apple ][ and original IBM PC computers, but he didn't really consider programming as a possible profession until 1981 after "finding" access to several UNIX systems with C compilers and connected to ARPAnet and BITNET. (Pl... more

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