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Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime: An Introduction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Marjie T. Britz

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 30, 2013

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For all courses covering computer crime at community colleges, universities, and police academies; no previous exposure to technological studies is required.


COMPUTER FORENSICS AND CYBER CRIME: AN INTRODUCTION, 3/e is the only book on computer crime that has been widely adopted by both academics and practitioners, this pioneering text thoroughly discusses computer crime in non-technological language while presenting all basic modern procedures needed to investigate and prosecute it. Organized in thirteen chapters, it enables professors to address one chapter per week in a typical semester. The author fully covers both forensic and legal issues, addressing the First and Fourth Amendments, US Patriot Act, international collaborations, identity theft, and much more. This significantly rewritten Third Edition builds on earlier editions' proven pedagogy, adding up-to-the-minute coverage of emerging issues ranging from SmartPhones, GPS navigation, and cloud computing to cyberbullying and cyberterrorism.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Overview of Computer Forensics and Cybercrime

2. Computer Terminology and History

3. Traditional Computer Crime: Early Hackers and Theft of Components

4. Contemporary Computer Crime

5. Identity Theft and Identity Fraud

6. Terrorism and Organized Crime

7. Avenues for Prosecution and Government Efforts

8. Applying the 1st Amendment to Computer-Related Crime

9. The 4th Amendment and Other Legal Issues

10. Computer Forensics: Terminology and Requirements

11. Searching and Seizing Computer Related Evidence

12. Processing of Evidence and Report Preparation

13. Conclusions and Future Issues

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$41.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-272380-0