Author: Dr. J.R. Reagan, CEO, IdeaXplorer Global
With the advancement of the digital age as newer technologies are introduced in organizations, the rise of cybercrimes is being well-documented. Computer Forensics is a field of research where investigators analyze, collect, and extrapolate information about security breaches. Forensic professionals use tools and techniques to help track down cybercriminals and identify their digital traces. The paper discusses the computer forensics investigation process and gives an overview of the different forensics methodologies, approaches, and tactics used by investigators. It also delves a bit into the different types of cyber forensics, steps needed to safeguard online users, and how investigators track down attackers as crimes get committed.