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Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime: An Introduction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Marjie T. Britz

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Oct 13, 2008

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For undergraduate introductory courses in Computers in Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Criminal Investigation, White Collar Crime, and Computer Crime.


Completely updated in a new edition, this book fully defines computer-related crime and the legal issues involved in its investigation. Re-organized with different chapter headings for better understanding of the subject, it provides a framework for the development of a computer crime unit. Updated with new information on technology, this book is the only comprehensive examination of computer-related crime and its investigation on the market. It includes an exhaustive discussion of legal and social issues, fully defines computer crime, and provides specific examples of criminal activities involving computers, while discussing the phenomenon in the context of the criminal justice system. Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime 2e provides a comprehensive analysis of current case law, constitutional challenges, and government legislation. New to this edition is a chapter on Organized Crime & Terrorism and how it relates to computer related crime as well as more comprehensive information on Processing Evidence and Report Preparation.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 — Introduction

Chapter 2 — Computer Terminology & History

Chapter 3 — Traditional Computer Crime: Hackers and Theft of Components

Chapter 4 — Contemporary Computer Crime

Chapter 5 — Identity Theft & Identity Fraud

Chapter 6 — Organized Crime & Terrorism

Chapter 7 — Avenues for Prosecution and Government Efforts

Chapter 8 — Applying the First Amendment to Computer Related Crime

Chapter 9 — The Fourth Amendment & Other Legal Issues

Chapter 10 — Forensic Terminology & Developing Forensic Capabilities

Chapter 11 — Searching and Seizing Computer Related Evidence

Chapter 12 — Processing Evidence and Report Preparation

Chapter 13 — Conclusions & Future Issues 

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$41.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501716-6