Currently, there are no clear limits on the analysis of data on computers in criminal investigations. Limits for data analysis may be desirable considering the privacy infringement that occurs when information on computers is seized and analysed.
Digital forensics has become a practical skill used by Law Enforcement Officers and IT professionals. It has evolved into a science involving experts and education at many levels. What is the theory behind this practical science and does it exist already?
Digital forensics is an ever- increasing source of information in many investigations, for both law enforcement and enterprises. Unfortunately, digital forensics suffers from the same problems as other forensic sciences, one of the biggest being backlog.