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Computer Forensics Guidance

Published

Author(s)

G E. Fisher

Abstract

This ITL Bulletin describes two projects in the computer forensics arena and provides guidance on the use of the products developed from them. The first project, the National Software Reference Library (NSRL), describes a database of known file ¿fingerprints¿ for use in investigations of crimes that involve computers. The second, the Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT) project, describes ongoing work in the development of specifications and test methods for testing automated computer forensics tools.
Citation
ITL Bulletin - November
Report Number
November

Citation

Fisher, G. (2001), Computer Forensics Guidance, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 25, 2024)

Issues

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Created November 1, 2001, Updated October 16, 2008