Date Added: Oct 2011
The dramatic increase in crime relating to the Internet and computers has caused a growing need for computer forensics. Computer forensic tools have been developed to assist computer forensic investigators in conducting a proper investigation into digital crimes. Digital forensics is a growing and important fields of research for current intelligence, law enforcement, and military organizations today. As more information is stored in digital form, the need and ability to analyze and process this information for relevant evidence has grown in complexity. Digital Forensics helps this information for analyzing and evaluating digital data as evidence. The practice of digital forensics is new. When computers became common in homes and businesses, the police more and more often came across computers which contained forensic evidence.