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Critiquing a case (Self Analysis of a Computer Forensics Case)

After a computer forensics investigation, you need to meet with your department or group of fellow investigators and critique the case in an effort to improve your work. Describe how to make a self-evaluation of your work by answering the following questions and write a report:

1. How could you improve your performance in the case?
2. Did you expect the results you found? Did the case develop in ways you did not expect?
3. Was the documentation as thorough as it could have been?
4. What feedback has been received from the requesting source?
5. Did you discover any new problems? If so, what are they?
6. Did you use new techniques during the case or during research?

Your report should be no less than 1000 words and in Arial font 12pt and should include the following:
â?¢ Abstract
â?¢ Table of contents
â?¢ Body of report

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After a computer forensics investigation, you need to meet with your department or group of fellow investigators and critique the case in an effort to improve your work. Describe how to make a self-evaluation of your work by answering the following questions and write a report:

1. How could you improve your performance in the case?
2. Did you expect the results you found? Did the case develop in ways you did not expect?
3. Was the documentation as thorough as it could have been?
4. What feedback has been received from the requesting source?
5. Did you discover any new problems? If so, what are they?
6. Did you use new techniques during the case or during research?

Your report should be no less than 1000 words and in Arial font 12pt and should include the following:
• Abstract
• Table of contents
• Body of report

Abstract
To be a computer forensic investigator, a number of skills and personal characteristics are required. Above all, impartiality and honesty are a prerequisite. In an investigation, it is necessary to allow the facts to lead you and not the other way around. Technical skills such as computer and network knowledge are required as well. Final an investigator must be able to talk with others and deal with them with respect.
The Case
The latest investigation involved corporate espionage, the theft of confidential corporate information by a competitor. The purpose of the investigation was to determine whether or not the breach had occurred from inside the company or outside. The client also requested that we determine who had stolen the information. ...

Solution Summary

The expert critiques a case for self analysis of a computer forensic cases.

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