digital forensics

What is digital forensics?

digital forensics meaning in Internet terms is Definition: The processes and specialized techniques for gathering, retaining, and analyzing system-related data (digital evidence) for investigative purposes.
Extended Definition: In the NICE Workforce Framework, cybersecurity work where a person: Collects, processes, preserves, analyzes, and presents computer-related evidence in support of network vulnerability, mitigation, and/or criminal, fraud, counterintelligence or law enforcement investigations.
Synonym(s): computer forensics, forensics
Adapted from: CNSSI 4009; From: NICE Workforce Framework


reference: Glossary | National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies