Digital Forensics with Kali Linux
|Title:||Digital Forensics with Kali Linux|
|Authors:||Shiva V.N Parasram|
|Publisher:||Packt Publishing - ebooks Account|
|Number of pages:||288|
|Description:|| Product Description|
Kali Linux is a Linux-based distribution used mainly for penetration testing and digital forensics. It has a wide range of tool set which helps in forensics investigations and incident response mechanism. This book will help you explore and unleash the tools available in Kali Linux for effective Digital Forensics investigations. Using practical examples, you will be able to make the most of digital forensics process such as investigation, evidence acquisition, preservation, and analysis.
You will start by understanding the fundamentals of digital forensics and setting up your Kali Linux environment to perform different investigation practices. The book will dive into the realm of operating systems and the various formats for file storage including secret hiding places, not seen by the end user or even the operating system. You will also look at the best practices and procedures in data acquisition and evidence collection. The book will also teach you to create forensic images of data and maintain integrity using hashing tools. Next, you will also come across some advanced topics such as autopsy and acquiring investigation data from network, operating system memory and so on. The book will introduce you to powerful tools that will take your forensic abilities and investigations to a professional level catering to all aspects of full digital forensic investigations from hashing to reporting. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience in implementing all the pillars of digital forensics: acquisition, extraction, analysis and presentation using Kali Linux tools.
What you will learn