When preparing evidence that may be used in legal proceedings, cybersecurity experts must understand the type of evidence collected and how it may be used. In this video, learn about the different types of evidence used in legal proceedings.
- [Narrator] When preparing evidence…that may be used in legal proceedings,…cybersecurity experts must understand…the type of evidence collected and how it might be used.…There are three main types of evidence:…real evidence, documentary evidence,…and testimonial evidence.…Real evidence consists of tangible objects…that may be brought into a courtroom…and examined by all the parties involved.…When a television attorney waves a bloody knife…in front of the jury,…the attorney is displaying real evidence…for the jury's consideration.…
In the case of digital crimes,…real evidence may consist of actual computer equipment.…Documentary evidence includes information…brought into court in written or digital form.…Documentary evidence may be used…to help demonstrate facts to the court.…Documentary evidence may include traditional documents…such as a contract that's under dispute,…or it may include digital evidence…such as computer logs.…There are some legal rules that apply to the use…of documentary evidence.…
First, documentary evidence must be authenticated…
Want more CySA+ test prep tips? Visit certmike.com to join Mike's free study group.
- Identifying and classifying security incidents
- Determining incident severity
- Building an incident response program
- Notification, mitigation, recording, and reporting
- Incident symptoms
- Conducting forensic investigations
- Password, network, software, and device forensics
Skill Level Intermediate
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Appropriate for all
IT Security Careers and Certifications: First Stepswith Marc Menninger2h 6m Appropriate for all
1. Assessing Incidents
Threat classification4m 5s
2. Incident Response Process
3. Incident Symptoms
4. Forensic Investigations
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.