Digital forensic analysis is used to review and investigate data collected through digital communications and computer networks. The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) has defined four fundamental phases for forensic analysis: collection, examination, analysis, and reporting. You will learn more about these concepts as you navigate throughout the steps of this project and read the literature and links found in each step.
There are four steps that will lead you through this project. Begin with Step 1: “Methodology. The deliverables for this project are as follows:
1. Digital Forensic Research Paper: This should be a five-page double-spaced Word document with citations in APA format. The page count does not include diagrams or tables.
2. In a Word document, share your lab experience and provide screenshots to demonstrate that you completed the lab.