The 4th edition of eDiscovery is now available from the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). This book was edited by David Ries and written by multiple experts in the field, including our very own Sharon Nelson and John Simek who wrote chapter eight “Digital Forensics Best Practices.”
About the book: Electronic discovery is the norm in today’s litigation. It is critical for litigators and parties to understand the basic legal and technical issues and to know where to go for assistance with advanced issues in both of these areas. eDiscovery serves as an easy-to-read and reliable road map that will carefully guide you through the often complex world of e-discovery. The book is an excellent resource for the litigator trying to stay current with the ever-changing landscape of electronic discovery.
Excerpt: “Are there really such things as best practices for computer forensics? Opinions vary, but there are generally accepted practices in the profession that provide terrific guidance. We’ve attempted to assemble procedures from varying practitioners considered to be the best in the industry.
Let’s start at the beginning. What is computer forensics? “