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Performing computer forensic investigations

What are some of the technical skills needed to perform computer forensic investigations?
What kinds of clues or evidence does the forensic auditor need to collect to try and track the internal or external hacker?
Let's look at cybercrime and ways to find the bad guys! Find sites devoted to cybercrime and the tools available for profiling and tracing cybercrime perpetrators.

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Some of the technical skills needed to perform computer forensic investigations:

(1) Basic understanding of computer science
(2) Networking protocols and hardware
(3) Operating systems and security software
(4) IT security issues
(5) Document-creation applications
(6) Hacking and intrusion techniques ...

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This solution highlights the technical skills needed to perform computer forensic investigations. The solution also highlights the kinds of clues or evidence that the forensic auditor need to collect to try and track the internal or external hacker. Lastly, the solution provides a list of a dozen sites devoted to cybercrime.

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