Legal Executive Institute
The Neutral Corner: Understanding a Digital Forensics Report
August 15, 2016
By Daniel B. Garrie
As technology rapidly advances, it is becoming more and more difficult to find the hidden truths contained in digital footprints. While this is often not a problem for most people, attorneys in recent years have begun to run into substantial problems in dealing with the complexities of modern digital evidence, namely an inability to know what to look for, and how to get it. These difficulties have led to the rise of forensic experts and other impartial “neutrals” that can assist lawyers in dealing with the intricacies of digital evidence.
In this blog post, I will examine what digital evidence is, how forensic neutrals work, and conclude with a few key points for the reader to consider when reviewing a forensic report.
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