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2006

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Cyberforensics; Electronic Data Discovery; Electronic Records Management; Pre-Trial Discovery; Admissibility of Electronic Evidence; Information Assurance

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Development And Delivery Of Coursework: The Legal/Regulatory/Policy Environment Of Cyberforensics, John W. Bagby, John C. Ruhnka Jan 2006

Development And Delivery Of Coursework: The Legal/Regulatory/Policy Environment Of Cyberforensics, John W. Bagby, John C. Ruhnka

Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law

This paper describes a cyber-forensics course that integrates important public policy and legal issues as well as relevant forensic techniques. Cyber-forensics refers to the amalgam of multi-disciplinary activities involved in the identification, gathering, handling, custody, use and security of electronic files and records, involving expertise from the forensic domain, and which produces evidence useful in the proof of facts for both commercial and legal activities. The legal and regulatory environment in which electronic discovery takes place is of critical importance to cyber-forensics experts because the legal process imposes both constraints and opportunities for the effective use of evidence gathered through ...