After completing this video, the learner will understand how to maintain a chain of custody for electronic evidence.
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- [Voiceover] When evidence is used in court…or another formal setting,…both parties involved in a dispute have the right…to ensure that the evidence presented…has not been tampered with during…the collection, analysis, or storage process.…We've already discussed how hashing can be used…to verify that digital evidence has not changed.…The chain of custody also plays an important role…in ensuring the authenticity of evidence.…The chain of custody, also known as the chain of evidence…provides a paper trail that tracks each time…someone handles a piece of physical evidence.…
In the case of digital forensics,…this might include the original hard drive…or other primary evidence collected…by investigators and used for later analysis.…When collecting physical evidence,…the evidence should always be placed…in an evidence storage bag or other container that…is labeled with the date, time, and location of collection,…the name of the person collecting the evidence,…and the contents of the storage bag.…It should then be sealed with a tamper resistant seal…
- Implementing security controls and policies
- Performing a risk assessment
- Understanding the five risk management actions
- Managing third-party relationships (vendors, etc.)
- Mitigating risk with change management, audits and assessments, and more
- Building an incident response program
- Understanding digital forensics
- Providing security and compliance training
- Ensuring physical security
- Planning for business continuity and disaster recovery
- Matching controls to security goals
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Controls and Risks
2. Third-Party Relationships
Vendor agreements3m 34s
3. Risk Mitigation Strategies
4. Incident Response
6. Awareness and Training
7. Physical Security and Environmental Controls
8. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
9. Matching Controls to Security Goals
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