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ERIC Number: ED490169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jun
Pages: 12
Abstractor: ERIC
Computer Forensics: Is It the Next Hot IT Subject?
Williams, Victor G.; Revels, Ken
Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 38th, Myrtle Beach, SC, June 12-16, 2005
Digital Forensics is not just the recovery of data or information from computer systems and their networks. It is not a procedure that can be accomplished by software alone, and most important, it is not something that can be accomplished by other than a trained IT forensic professional. Digital Forensics is an emerging science and was developed by U.S. federal law enforcement agency during the mid to late 1980s. It is also the art of detecting, processing, and examining digital fingerprints. [For complete proceedings, see ED490133.]
Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 1513 Magnolia Drive, Surfside Beach, SC 29574. Tel: 606-218-5308; Fax: 606-218-5184; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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