The National Institute of Justice is publishing a series of guides for those engaged in responding to, investigating and presenting evidence in US courts about high-technology crimes. In 137 pages, Investigations Involving the Internet and Computer Networks, the latest publication, covers investigations involving email and websites, Instant Mesage, chat rooms and IRC, file sharing networks, network intrusion and denial of service, listservs and newsgroups. It provides basic advice on technology and legal issues, with a brief nod to IT forensics. The guide a little outdated in places but us a useful introduction to the requirements.
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