Corporate Computer Forensics: Opening Opportunities for Students

Author:
Patricia Y. Logan, Ph.D.
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495.17 kB
Date:
01 July 2005
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In addition to managing the security of data assets, Information Technology (IT) has taken a significant role in managing the enforcement of corporate Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs). Human Resource departments rely on IT to monitor employee adherence to these policies. The ability of IT to monitor and investigate suspicious employee behavior and the direct violation of corporate AUPs represents an important element of managing information security. IT staff use some of the same computer forensic skills practiced by law enforcement, but investigations often require an extension of those skills to meet the unique nature of corporate surveillance and investigation.

Corporate Computer Forensics: Opening Opportunities for Students