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digital forensics

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s): Definition(s):

  See digital forensics.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under computer forensics

  In its strictest connotation, the application of computer science and investigative procedures involving the examination of digital evidence - following proper search authority, chain of custody, validation with mathematics, use of validated tools, repeatability, reporting, and possibly expert testimony.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (DoDD 5505.13E)

  The application of science to the identification, collection, examination, and analysis, of data while preserving the integrity of the information and maintaining a strict chain of custody for the data.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-86 under Digital Forensics