Tools & Info

This page gives a basic overview of the tools used in digital data forensic analysis and federal security standards that guide the protection of the data infrastructure. The Digital Forensic degree will cover these and other aspects of the investigation process.

NIST and other Federal Security Standard Publications

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Windows XP Recommendations

Standards to Build and to Evaluate Security Controls
  1. FIPS Publication 199 (Security Categorization)
  2. FIPS Publication 200 (Minimum Security Requirements)
  3. NIST Special Publication 800-18, Rev 1 (Security Planning)
  4. NIST Special Publication 800-26, Rev 1 (Reporting Formats)
  5. NIST Special Publication 800-30 (Risk Management)
  6. NIST Special Publication 800-37 (Certification & Accreditation)
  7. NIST Special Publication 800-53 (Recommended Security Controls)
  8. NIST Special Publication 800-53A (Security Control Assessment)
  9. NIST Special Publication 800-59 (National Security Systems)
  10. NIST Special Publication 800-60 (Security Category Mapping)
  11. ISO/IEC 15408 (Common Criteria)
  12. OMB Circular A-130, Appendix 3 – Guidelines for
    security of Federal Information Systems
Forensic Tools / Articles

Paraben
Forensic Toolkit
EnCase
Autopsy Forensic Browser ( The Sleuth Kit )
Law Enforcement Pages
X-Ways Software Technology AG ( WinHEX )
Process Monitor
CD/DVD Inspector
Freeware Tools for UNIX
Forensic Analysis of a Live Linux System
Live CD-ROMs
Nmap
Wireshark
Snort
Tripwire
Nessus
Notepad++
PSPad

Community Education and Reporting

Computer Emergency Readiness Team
Internet Crime Complaint Center
SafeKids

Forensic PodCast / VidCast Sites

CyberSpeak