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Framework for a Digital Forensic Investigation

Kohn, Eloff, and Olivier


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M. Kohn, J. H. P. Eloff, and M. S. Olivier. “Framework for a Digital Forensic Investigation”. In: Proceedings of the ISSA 2006 from Insight to Foresight Conference. Ed. by H. S. Venter, J. H. P. Eloff, L. Labuschagne, and M. M. Eloff. Published electronically. Sandton, South Africa, July 2006


Computer Forensics is essential for the successful prosecution of computer criminals. For a forensic investigation to be performed successfully there are a number of important steps that have to be considered and taken. The aim of this paper is to define a clear, step-by-step framework for the collection of evidence suitable for presentation in a court of law. Existing forensic models will be surveyed and then adapted to create a specific application framework for single computer, entry point forensics.

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author={Michael Kohn and Jan H P Eloff and Martin S Olivier},
title={Framework for a Digital Forensic Investigation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the ISSA 2006 from Insight to Foresight Conference},
editor={Hein S Venter and Jan H P Eloff and Les Labuschagne and Mariki M Eloff},
address={Sandton, South Africa},
note={Published electronically} )