Digital Forensics focuses on the identifying, recovery and investigation of material found in digital devices.
- Operational support
- Capacity building
Computer forensics tools are applications or software that are used to investigate digital devices and reconstruct events. Common tools are:- Autopsy/The Sleuth Kit, Bulk Extractor, X-Ways Forensics and many more. You can find tools and information regarding tools here.
- Media forensics: It includes identification, collection, analysis and presentation of audio, video and image evidences during the investigation process.
- Cyber forensics: It is the branch that deals with identification, collection, analysis and presentation of digital evidences during the investigation of a cyber crime.
- Mobile forensics: It deals with the investigation of a crime committed through a mobile device like mobile phones, GPS device, tablet, laptop.
- Software forensics: It investigates of a crime related to software’s only.
When Digital Forensics Is Required?
It is a part of incident response. Forensic Investigators identifying and document details of a criminal incident as evidence to be used for law enforcement.