Computer incident response and forensics team management : by Leighton Johnson

By Leighton Johnson

Computer Incident reaction and Forensics group Management offers protection execs with a whole guide of computing device incident reaction from the point of view of forensics crew administration. This special approach teaches readers the techniques and rules they should behavior a profitable incident reaction research, making sure that confirmed guidelines and techniques are verified and by way of all staff contributors.

Leighton R. Johnson III describes the procedures inside of an incident reaction occasion and indicates the an important significance of skillful forensics group administration, together with while and the place the transition to forensics research may still happen in the course of an incident reaction occasion. The e-book additionally offers discussions of key incident reaction components.

  • Provides readers with a whole instruction manual on desktop incident reaction from the point of view of forensics group management
  • Identify the foremost steps to finishing a winning computing device incident reaction investigation
  • Defines the characteristics essential to turn into a winning forensics research group member, in addition to the interpersonal courting abilities priceless for profitable incident reaction and forensics research teams

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Team Member: Individual who has assigned responsibilities and a role on the response or forensics team. Trace Evidence: Trace evidence is created when objects contact. The classic Locard’s Principle states that the perpetrator of a crime will bring something into the crime scene and leave with something from it. Use of trace evidence is to reconstruct crimes and to describe the people, places, and things involved in them. User: The primary reporting person for any issue when discovered; the person who discovers the issue or problem while performing normal operations.

Pack all digital evidence in antistatic packaging. Only paper bags and envelopes, cardboard boxes, and antistatic containers should be used for packaging digital evidence. Plastic materials should not be used when collecting digital evidence because plastic can produce or convey static electricity and allow humidity and condensation to develop, which may damage or destroy the evidence. ■ Ensure that all digital evidence is packaged in a manner that will prevent it from being bent, scratched, or otherwise deformed.

The SIRT’s reputation, and the team member’s personal reputation, will be enhanced or will suffer depending on how such situations are handled. ■ Must be a team player—no “lone wolf” personnel. In a response setting, SIRT members don’t usually have the time for individual actions. These efforts are conducted by a team of incident responders which have varying degrees of expertise in different areas, so no one responder needs or should have all of the knowledge needed to completely handle any single incident.

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