Modern communications are now more than ever heavily dependent on mobile networks, creating the potential for higher incidents of sophisticated crimes, terrorism acts, and high impact cyber security breaches. Disrupting these unlawful actions requires a number of digital forensic principles and a comprehensive investigation process. Mobile Network Forensics: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential reference source that discusses investigative trends in mobile devices and the internet of things, examining malicious mobile network traffic and traffic irregularities, as well as software-defined mobile network backbones. Featuring research on topics such as lawful interception, system architecture, and networking environments, this book is ideally designed for forensic practitioners, government officials, IT consultants, cybersecurity analysts, researchers, professionals, academicians, and students seeking coverage on the technical and legal aspects of conducting investigations in the mobile networking environment.
This timely text/reference presents a detailed introduction to the essential aspects of computer network forensics. The book considers not only how to uncover information hidden in email messages, web pages and web servers, but also what this reveals about the functioning of the Internet and its core protocols. This, in turn, enables the identification of shortcomings and highlights where improvements can be made for a more secure network. Topics and features: provides learning objectives in every chapter, and review questions throughout the book to test understanding; introduces the basic concepts of network process models, network forensics frameworks and network forensics tools; discusses various techniques for the acquisition of packets in a network forensics system, network forensics analysis, and attribution in network forensics; examines a range of advanced topics, including botnet, smartphone, and cloud forensics; reviews a number of freely available tools for performing forensic activities.
This book primarily focuses on providing deep insight into the concepts of network security, network forensics, botnet forensics, ethics and incident response in global perspectives. It also covers the dormant and contentious issues of the subject in most scientific and objective manner. Various case studies addressing contemporary network forensics issues are also included in this book to provide practical know – how of the subject. Network Forensics: A privacy & Security provides a significance knowledge of network forensics in different functions and spheres of the security. The book gives the complete knowledge of network security, all kind of network attacks, intention of an attacker, identification of attack, detection, its analysis, incident response, ethical issues, botnet and botnet forensics. This book also refer the recent trends that comes under network forensics. It provides in-depth insight to the dormant and latent issues of the acquisition and system live investigation too. Features: Follows an outcome-based learning approach. A systematic overview of the state-of-the-art in network security, tools, Digital forensics. Differentiation among network security, computer forensics, network forensics and botnet forensics. Discussion on various cybercrimes, attacks and cyber terminologies. Discussion on network forensics process model. Network forensics tools and different techniques Network Forensics analysis through case studies. Discussion on evidence handling and incident response. System Investigations and the ethical issues on network forensics. This book serves as a reference book for post graduate and research investigators who need to study in cyber forensics. It can also be used as a textbook for a graduate level course in Electronics & Communication, Computer Science and Computer Engineering.
This book constitutes the proceedings of the Third Future Internet Symposium, FIS, held in Berlin, Germany in September 2010.The aim of this symposium was to bring together scientists and engineers from academia and industry and from various disciplines to exchange and discuss their ideas, views, and research results towards a consolidated, converged and sustainable future internet. The 16 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics such as future internet architectures and protocols; semantic technologies; and internet of services, things and content.
With the rapid advancement in technology, myriad new threats have emerged in online environments. The broad spectrum of these digital risks requires new and innovative methods for protection against cybercrimes. The Handbook of Research on Network Forensics and Analysis Techniques is a current research publication that examines the advancements and growth of forensic research from a relatively obscure tradecraft to an important part of many investigations. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics including cryptocurrency, hand-based biometrics, and cyberterrorism, this publication is geared toward professionals, computer forensics practitioners, engineers, researchers, and academics seeking relevant research on the development of forensic tools.
A hands-on guide to mastering mobile forensics for the iOS, Android, and the Windows Phone platforms About This Book Get to grips with the basics of mobile forensics and the various forensic approaches Retrieve and analyze the data stored on mobile devices and on the cloud A practical guide to leverage the power of mobile forensics on the popular mobile platforms with lots of tips, tricks and caveats Who This Book Is For This book is for forensics professionals who are eager to widen their forensics skillset to mobile forensics and acquire data from mobile devices. What You Will Learn Discover the new features in practical mobile forensics Understand the architecture and security mechanisms present in iOS and Android platforms Identify sensitive files on the iOS and Android platforms Set up the forensic environment Extract data on the iOS and Android platforms Recover data on the iOS and Android platforms Understand the forensics of Windows devices Explore various third-party application techniques and data recovery techniques In Detail Mobile phone forensics is the science of retrieving data from a mobile phone under forensically sound conditions. This book is an update to Practical Mobile Forensics and it delves into the concepts of mobile forensics and its importance in today's world. We will deep dive into mobile forensics techniques in iOS 8 - 9.2, Android 4.4 - 6, and Windows Phone devices. We will demonstrate the latest open source and commercial mobile forensics tools, enabling you to analyze and retrieve data effectively. You will learn how to introspect and retrieve data from cloud, and document and prepare reports for your investigations. By the end of this book, you will have mastered the current operating systems and techniques so you can recover data from mobile devices by leveraging open source solutions. Style and approach This book takes a very practical approach and depicts real-life mobile forensics scenarios with lots of tips and tricks to help acquire the required forensics skillset for various mobile platforms.
Contemporary Digital Forensic Investigations of Cloud and Mobile Applications comprehensively discusses the implications of cloud (storage) services and mobile applications on digital forensic investigations. The book provides both digital forensic practitioners and researchers with an up-to-date and advanced knowledge of collecting and preserving electronic evidence from different types of cloud services, such as digital remnants of cloud applications accessed through mobile devices. This is the first book that covers the investigation of a wide range of cloud services. Dr. Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo and Dr. Ali Dehghantanha are leading researchers in cloud and mobile security and forensics, having organized research, led research, and been published widely in the field. Users will gain a deep overview of seminal research in the field while also identifying prospective future research topics and open challenges. Presents the most current, leading edge research on cloud and mobile application forensics, featuring a panel of top experts in the field Introduces the first book to provide an in-depth overview of the issues surrounding digital forensic investigations in cloud and associated mobile apps Covers key technical topics and provides readers with a complete understanding of the most current research findings Includes discussions on future research directions and challenges
Become well-versed with forensics for the Android, iOS, and Windows 10 mobile platforms by learning essential techniques and exploring real-life scenarios Key FeaturesApply advanced forensic techniques to recover deleted data from mobile devicesRetrieve and analyze data stored not only on mobile devices but also on the cloud and other connected mediumsUse the power of mobile forensics on popular mobile platforms by exploring different tips, tricks, and techniquesBook Description Mobile phone forensics is the science of retrieving data from a mobile phone under forensically sound conditions. This updated fourth edition of Practical Mobile Forensics delves into the concepts of mobile forensics and its importance in today's world. The book focuses on teaching you the latest forensic techniques to investigate mobile devices across various mobile platforms. You will learn forensic techniques for multiple OS versions, including iOS 11 to iOS 13, Android 8 to Android 10, and Windows 10. The book then takes you through the latest open source and commercial mobile forensic tools, enabling you to analyze and retrieve data effectively. From inspecting the device and retrieving data from the cloud, through to successfully documenting reports of your investigations, you'll explore new techniques while building on your practical knowledge. Toward the end, you will understand the reverse engineering of applications and ways to identify malware. Finally, the book guides you through parsing popular third-party applications, including Facebook and WhatsApp. By the end of this book, you will be proficient in various mobile forensic techniques to analyze and extract data from mobile devices with the help of open source solutions. What you will learnDiscover new data extraction, data recovery, and reverse engineering techniques in mobile forensicsUnderstand iOS, Windows, and Android security mechanismsIdentify sensitive files on every mobile platformExtract data from iOS, Android, and Windows platformsUnderstand malware analysis, reverse engineering, and data analysis of mobile devicesExplore various data recovery techniques on all three mobile platformsWho this book is for This book is for forensic examiners with basic experience in mobile forensics or open source solutions for mobile forensics. Computer security professionals, researchers or anyone looking to gain a deeper understanding of mobile internals will also find this book useful. Some understanding of digital forensic practices will be helpful to grasp the concepts covered in the book more effectively.
This volume is a collation of articles on counter forensics practices and digital investigative methods from the perspective of crime science. The book also shares alternative dialogue on information security techniques used to protect data from unauthorised access and manipulation. Scandals such as those at OPCW and Gatwick Airport have reinforced the importance of crime science and the need to take proactive measures rather than a wait and see approach currently used by many organisations. This book proposes a new approach in dealing with cybercrime and unsociable behavior involving remote technologies using a combination of evidence-based disciplines in order to enhance cybersecurity and authorised controls. It starts by providing a rationale for combining selected disciplines to enhance cybersecurity by discussing relevant theories and highlighting the features that strengthen privacy when mixed. The essence of a holistic model is brought about by the challenge facing digital forensic professionals within environments where tested investigative practices are unable to provide satisfactory evidence and security. This book will be of interest to students, digital forensic and cyber security practitioners and policy makers. It marks a new route in the study of combined disciplines to tackle cybercrime using digital investigations and crime science.
For more than 20 years, Network World has been the premier provider of information, intelligence and insight for network and IT executives responsible for the digital nervous systems of large organizations. Readers are responsible for designing, implementing and managing the voice, data and video systems their companies use to support everything from business critical applications to employee collaboration and electronic commerce.
Mobile forensics has grown from a relatively obscure tradecraft to a crucial part of many criminal investigations, and is now used daily by examiners and analysts within local, state, and federal law enforcement as well as within the military, US government organizations, and the private “e-Discovery” industry. Developments in forensic research, tools, and processes over the past decade have been very successful and continue to change at a rapid pace. Forensic Investigations and Risk Management in Mobile and Wireless Communications is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of analyzing mobile devices and data for collection of information pertaining to the legal evidence related to various security breaches and intrusion detection. While highlighting topics including cybercrime, neural networks, and smartphone security, this book is ideally designed for security analysts, IT professionals, researchers, practitioners, academicians, and students currently investigating the up-and-coming aspects surrounding network security, computer science, and security engineering.
This book presents a general introduction to the computational aspects of forensic science, covering the different tools needed for forensic investigations, the importance of forensics and biometrics, and the use of Benford’s law for biometrics and network traffic analysis. It specifically focuses on the application of these techniques in Africa, and how they can be of benefit in the investigation of crime in Nigeria in particular.