Evaluation Of A Computer Forensics Lab

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Professional Forensics Basics Darryl E. Gennie Dr. Bouaffo Kouame Augusta CIS 562 24 July 2016 Strayer University When building a computer forensics lab, especially when there is a budget to be adhered to, there are many aspects of design that must be considered. These include but are not limited to, hardware, software, number and type of machines, network type, physical security, network security (Denmark & Mount, 2010). Assessing what type of information processing will take place in the lab, will also help determine what type of equipment should be installed. When determining what type of computer equipment will be needed, one has to consider what type of investigations will be conducted. You must also…show more content…
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