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A survey on digital forensics trends


Dehghantanha, Ali and Damshenas, Mohsen and Mahmod, Ramlan (2014) A survey on digital forensics trends. International Journal of Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics, 3 (4). pp. 209-234. ISSN 2305-0012


Digital forensic has evolved from addressing minor computer crimes to investigation of complex international cases with massive effect on the world. This paper studies the evolution of the digital forensic; its origins, its current position and its future directions. This paper sets the scene with exploring past literature on digital forensic approaches followed by the assessment and analysis of current state of art in both industrial and academic digital forensics research. The obtained results are compared and analyzed to provide a comprehensive view of the current digital forensics landscape. Furthermore, this paper highlights critical digital forensic issues that are being overlooked and not being addressed as deserved. The paper finally concludes with offering future research directions in this area.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Publisher: The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications
Keywords: Digital forensic; Mobile device forensic; Forensic framework; Network forensic; String analysis
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 04:12
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 04:12
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/30596
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