Digital Forensics with Kali Linux

Title:      Digital Forensics with Kali Linux
Categories:      DFIR
BookID:      25
Authors:      Shiva V.N Parasram
ISBN-10(13):      1788625005
Publisher:      Packt Publishing - ebooks Account
Publication date:      2018-02-09
Number of pages:      288
Language:      Not specified
Price:      44.99 USD
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Key Features

  • Get well versed with some powerful Kali Linux tools for digital investigation and analysis
  • Perform evidence acquisition, preservation, and analysis using various tools within Kali Linux
  • Implement the concept of cryptographic hashing and imaging using Kali Linux

Book 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

  • Get to grips with the fundamentals of digital forensics and explore best practices
  • Understand the working of file system, storage and data fundamentals
  • Discover incident response procedures and best practices
  • Use DC3DD and Guymager for Acquisition and preservation techniques
  • Recover deleted data using with Foremost and Scalpel
  • Find evidence of accessed programs and malicious programs using Volatility.
  • Perform Network and Internet capture analysis with Xplico
  • Carry out professional digital forensics investigations using DFF and Autopsy automated forensic suites


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