Legal and Ethical Considerations for Digital Forensics

Legally sound digital forensics investigations are critical in today’s world of cybercrime. This course will give you the critical knowledge you need to understand legal and ethical concepts pertaining to digital forensics investigations.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 27, 2020
Duration
2h 8m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 27, 2020
Duration
2h 8m
Description

Digital forensics investigators are charged with analyzing technology such as computers, smart phones, tablets, and other everyday devices to determine if they have been used to commit a crime, abuse the resources of an organization, or harm other individuals. In this course, Legal and Ethical Considerations for Digital Forensics, you’ll gain the ability to work with the various types of digital evidence and their admissibility in both a courtroom and a corporate setting. First, you’ll explore investigator qualifications and ethical responsibilities in presenting evidence that may convict or exonerate a suspect. Next, you’ll discover the challenges of international cybercrime law. Finally, you’ll learn how to perform an actual investigation in a corporate environment in a case study of corporate abuse. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of digital forensics needed to to determine the who, what, where, when, how, and why of a technology crime or incident.

About the author
About the author

Bobby E. Rogers is an information security engineer working as a contractor for Department of Defense agencies, helping to secure, certify, and accredit their information systems. His duties include information system security engineering, risk management, and certification and accreditation efforts.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Bobby Rogers. And welcome to the Pluralsight course. Legal and ethical considerations in digital forensics. I'm a senior cybersecurity engineer, and I work as a contractor securing information systems for the U. S. Government. Are you in the position of conducting digital forensics investigations for your company or law enforcement? Are you certain that your investigations are conducted an illegally sound manner that will hold up in court or for your company management? That's why we produced this course that covers both the legal and ethical aspects of digital forensics. Investigations in both the criminal and corporate environments were going to give you a solid foundation in the relevant knowledge you need to conduct sound investigations into cybercrime and technology _____. Some of the major topics that will cover include investigator ethics, types of evidence and admissibility in court related U. S. And International digital investigations loss and presenting digital evidence in court. By the end of this course, you'll understand how to conduct a legally and ethically sound digital forensics investigation for both the courtroom and the board room before beginning the scores. You should be familiar with basic digital forensics investigations, incident response and security compliance. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about the legal and ethical aspects of digital forensics investigations with the legal and ethical considerations and digital Forensics course from Pluralsight.