Compromising the evidence due to the lack of skills and technology is a common risk when IT professionals in companies or computer geeks try to track computer activity or recover data in order to obtain proofs and facts. To gather digital evidence without modifying the metadata requires appropriate digital forensic skills, techniques and experience. The field of forensic science which aids the retrieval of intelligence and information from electronic devices like computers, laptops, mobile phones, hard drives, internet cloud storage, network servers and peripheral memories or devices and helps correlate the data to verify or nullify aspects of a case is called digital forensic science.
Computer Forensic Services primarily find application in the field of forensic investigation of both criminal and civil litigations. Also, evidence discovered with this methodology is considered as most accurate and factual by a court of Law during trials. Some of the basic Computer Forensic Services are:
Helping you gather evidence in the form of documents, files, audio, videos, photos, images, emails, deleted financial statements and records by analyzing electronically stored information
Accessing information from a pool of devices used by you – computers, laptops, tablets, cell phones, printer, scanner, hard drives, external memory devices, SD cards etc
Wading through complex paperwork, data and information using Database Forensics
Tracing online transactions, funds transfer, sender and receiver of emails, locating IP addresses of computers, decoding encrypted information on your electronic gadgets and identifying frauds related to identity thefts, investment schemes etc.
Compiling the retrieved data/ intelligence to admissible evidence and converting them into formats acceptable in a court of Law
One of the major services offered by digital forensic technology is using the evidence obtained to correlate events, statements and incidents in the case and establish a coherent relationship as well as timeline. Digital forensic tools are designed to provide you with detailed reports of all the evidence and facts retrieved and preserve them in an organized manner in order to help you find a successful resolution to the case and make informed decisions based on it.
What makes computer forensics one of the most reliable source of information is the advanced technology and tools that help you draw accurate conclusions. As of today, this field of forensic science caters to the investigative requirements in a variety of cases like Fraudulent Investment Schemes, Dummy Corporations, Health Care Frauds, Cases of Identity and Financial Theft, Mortgage Frauds, Bank Frauds, Bankruptcy cases as well as serious criminal offenses like Child Pornography, Drug Abuse & Trafficking, Sex Crimes and Homicides.