Abstract: In today’s world, digital devices are being integral part of our life and these digital devices are evolving with new technology. Some people make use of new technology for their personal gain. Cybercrimes are growing rapidly due to evolving technology. Digital forensics is the science which encompasses, identify, analyze, recover and investigate digital evidences found in digital devices. To make the forensic process effective the discipline is subdivided into various branches, where specialized tools are available for a particular branch. Every forensic tool is associated with some of the limitations which disturb the investigation process. Hence, proper forensic tool which satisfies the requirement of the case is required to be used.
Digital Forensics, digital forensic branches, digital forensics tool
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THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FORENSIC COMPUTER SCIENCE - IJoFCS
Volume 13, Number 1, pages 22-28, DOI: 10.5769/J201801002 or http://dx.doi.org/10.5769/J201801002
Comprehensive study of digital forensics branches and tools
By Lucas Oliveira Batista, Gabriel Adriano de Silva, Vanessa Souza Araújo, Vinícius Jonathan Silva Araújo, Thiago Silva Rezende, Augusto Junio Guimarães, Paulo Vitor de Campos Souza
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