What is “computer forensics”?
Computer forensics otherwise known as digital forensics or cyber forensics, involves acquiring, examining, analysing and presentation of digital evidence stored in computers, external hard drives, memory sticks, cloud and network storage devices in the form of documents, images, emails, user profiles and log files.
Who is computer forensics for?
Computer Forensics Lab investigators can help law enforcement agencies, criminal prosecutors, military intelligence officers, insurance companies, surveillance officers, compliance officials, information security departments, lawyers, solicitors, auditors, courts, tribunals and private investigators in their search for valuable digital evidence hidden in various data storage devices. Computer Forensics Lab specialises in e-discovery and electronic disclosure involving discovery and disclosure of data by securing and searching all data sources and locating and organising all data formats with the intent of using them as evidence in a civil or criminal legal case. In the process of electronic discovery and computer forensics, computer data of all types can serve as evidence which can include text, images, calendar files, emails, databases, spreadsheets, audio files, animation, visited web sites, chat logs and computer programs.