X-Ways Forensics Practitioner's Guide

X-Ways Forensics Practitioner's Guide

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The X-Ways Forensics Practitioner's Guide is more than a manual-it's a complete reference guide to the full use of one of the most powerful forensic applications available, software that is used by a wide array of law enforcement agencies and private forensic examiners on a daily basis.

In the X-Ways Forensics Practitioner's Guide, the authors provide you with complete coverage of this powerful tool, walking you through configuration and X-Ways fundamentals, and then moving through case flow, creating and importing hash databases, digging into OS artifacts, and conducting searches.

With X-Ways Forensics Practitioner's Guide, you will be able to use X-Ways Forensics to its fullest potential without any additional training. The book takes you from installation to the most advanced features of the software. Once you are familiar with the basic components of X-Ways, the authors demonstrate never-before-documented features using real life examples and information on how to present investigation results. The book culminates with chapters on reporting, triage and preview methods, as well as electronic discovery and cool X-Ways apps.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 498.95g
  • Rockland, MA, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0124116051
  • 9780124116054
  • 663,940

Table of contents

Installation and Configuration of X-Ways Forensics
Case Management and Imaging
Navigating the X-Ways Forensics Interface
Refine Volume Snapshot
The XWF Internal Has Database and the Registry Viewer
Searching in X-Ways Forensics
Advanced Use of X-Ways Forensics
X-Ways Forensics Reporting
X-Ways Forensics and Electronic Discovery
X-Ways Forensics and Criminal Investigations
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"...good reference manual for anyone who wants to learn more about the XWF software...also highly recommended for expert forensics specialists who want to utilize the fullest potential of the XWF software tools."--Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law,Vol 9, No 3
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About Eric Zimmerman

Brett Shavers is a former law enforcement officer of a municipal police department. He has been an investigator assigned to state and federal task forces. Besides working many specialty positions, Brett was the first digital forensics examiner at his police department, attended over 2000 hours of forensic training courses across the country, collected more than a few certifications along the way, and set up the department's first digital forensics lab in a small, cluttered storage closet. Eric Zimmerman has been involved with computers in some form or fashion since the days of the Commodore 64. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. In 2007, Eric started working for a federal law enforcement agency as a Special Agent.
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