Investigation Steps

To help better understand the process, the following list gives the basic steps involved for a digital forensics investigation (this list is not necessarily all inclusive and digital forensics examination can differ depending on the nature of the device, examination parameters, and other factors).


Using advanced forensic tools and techniques, we always follow sound forensic examination procedures set forth by the forensic industry and court-accepted procedures. This includes the following: using forensically sterile examination media, constantly maintaining the integrity of the original media, utilizing sound forensic examination software, providing properly marked and controlled printouts, copies of data, and exhibits resulting from the examination.