Legal Considerations and Search Authority

In this course you'll explore the laws that apply to digital forensics.

3 videos  //  39 minutes of training

Course description

Multiple state and federal laws apply to the field of digital forensics, as well as ethical concerns. This course demonstrates information commonly needed in a search warrant and a preservation request. The scope of search authority is covered, as well as the limitations of a consent search and guidelines surrounding wiretaps.

Course syllabus

Applicable Laws and EthicsDuration: 19:37

In this module you'll take a look at applicable laws and ethics.

Preservation and ConsentDuration: 4:58

In this module we'll explore preservation and consent.

Search Warrants and SubpoenasDuration: 14:25

In this module you'll learn about search warrants and subpoenas.

Meet the author

Denise Duffy

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In addition to being an Infosec instructor, Denise Duffy teaches computer forensics worldwide to European law enforcement through the European Anti-Fraud Office. During her 25-year career at the Middletown Police Department, Denise underwent extensive training in specialized computer and mobile device forensics, including widespread access data courses, multiple IACIS trainings, U.S. Secret Service Training at the National Computer Forensics Institute, BlackBag Technologies Training, many National White Collar Crime (NW3C) courses, an X-Ways online course and considerable Internet Crimes Against Children Training (ICAC) courses. Denise currently holds the following certifications: CFCE (Certified Forensic Computer Examiner), CCFE (Certified Computer Forensics Examiner), CMFE (Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner) and CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker). She is most proud of her two sons who joined the U.S. Military, as Denise is a Desert Shield/Desert Storm veteran herself.

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