By Fred Chris Smith
Details know-how is an more and more huge think about felony court cases. In instances huge and small, from the U.S. Government's antitrust go well with opposed to Microsoft company, to civil court cases filed over the failure of a community, to felony circumstances within which the authenticity of digital proof is puzzled, the testimony of a technical professional is key. yet in an effort to be potent, knowledgeable technical witness wishes even more than an realizing of the expertise in question.A advisor to Forensic Testimony is the 1st booklet to deal with the explicit wishes of the IT professional witness. it's going to arm you with the instruments you must testify successfully. within you will discover every little thing from an summary of simple witness duties and demanding situations to a deeper exploration of what produces winning technical testimony. Written via a working laptop or computer safety authority who has served as a technical witness, and a tribulation legal professional who specializes in how electronic proof and machine forensics are changing litigation, this e-book is your consultant to the advanced forensic panorama that awaits the specialist technical witness.This publication includes a wealth of knowledge and adventure from front traces, together with firsthand money owed of the demanding situations confronted via professional technical witnesses, useful in-court examples, and useful recommendation. one of the issues coated are:The evolution of the specialist IT witness and the growing to be felony dependence on technical services felony standards proven to figure out the skills and talents of a technical professional to face as a witness the types of instances and difficulties which are apt to be encountered in electronic forensic assignments harm prompted whilst the principles of professionalism and ethics are neglected or misapplied the development and upkeep of a high-quality specialist courting among specialist and legal professional The production and use of visible instruments in court testimony how you can enhance the demeanor and non-verbal communique talents of the technical witnessWhether you're a data technologist requested to function knowledgeable witness, a lawyer who works with info know-how specialists, a company hazard supervisor, or a consumer whose pursuits are plagued by the functionality of IT specialists, you are going to gain tremendously from A advisor to Forensic Testimony.
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A Guide to Forensic Testimony: The Art and Practice of Presenting Testimony as an Expert Technical Witness by Fred Chris Smith