regardless of the operating system, every file has a specific structure to arrange its components, those components are file name, size, signature, contents, etc. the file structure is universal and the same for any operating system.

Metadata

metadata, in general, is defined as Data describing other data. file metadata is the…

Data Acquisition

Data Acquisition means is the process of taking an image from a suspect’s machine.

Type of Data Acquisition:

  • Static Acquisition = gathering non-volatile data, for example, gathering data from disk, USB, cd/DVD.
  • Dynamic Acquisition = gathering volatile data, for example, gathering data from memory.

important to note: imaging isn’t copying

Hossein Kamali

I have been in the IT industry from a young age, and have been dedicated to security since 2015. My personal skill-set lies in Security detection system.

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