To support the defense
To educate the public and court
To evaluate the court’s decisions
To testify against the plaintiff
Expediting the process of obtaining a warrant may lead to a delay in prosecution of a perpetrator.
Delay in obtaining a warrant may lead to the destruction of evidence and hamper the investigation process.
Expediting the process of obtaining a warrant may lead to the timely prosecution of a perpetrator.
Delay in obtaining a warrant may lead to the preservation of evidence and expedite the investigation process.
Interpret, document, and present the evidence to be admissible during prosecution.
Track and prosecute the perpetrators in a court of law.
Mitigate vulnerabilities to prevent further loss of intellectual property, finances, and reputation during an attack.
Identify, gather, and preserve the evidence of a cybercrime.
An organization’s ability to make optimal use of digital evidence in a limited period and with minimal investigation costs.
The establishment of specific incident response procedures and designated trained personnel to prevent a breach.
Having no impact on prospects of successful legal action.
Replacing the need to meet all regulatory requirements.
The claimant is responsible for the collection and analysis of the evidence.
Investigators attempt to demonstrate information to the opposite party to support the claims and induce settlement.
The searching of the devices is based on mutual understanding and provides a wider time frame to hide the evidence.
Investigators, with a warrant, have the authority to forcibly seize the computing devices.
Lab exteriors should have no windows.
Room size should be compact with standard HVAC equipment.
Lightweight construction materials need to be used.
Computer systems should be visible from every angle.
Additional equipment such as notepads, printers, etc. should be stored elsewhere.
Physical computer examinations should take place in a separate workspace.
Examiner station has an area of about 50–63 square feet.
Multiple examiners should share workspace for efficiency.
Testify as an expert defendant.
Testify as an expert witness.
When original evidence is in possession of the originator
When original evidence is destroyed due to fire and flood
When original evidence is in possession of a third party
When original evidence is destroyed in the normal course of business
Faster data access
Less power usage
Romeo and MDF
Joliet and UDF