Digital Forensics with Kali Linux - Second Edition

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  • Master powerful Kali Linux tools for digital investigation and analysis
  • Understand file systems, storage, and data fundamentals
  • Discover incident response procedures and best practices
  • Perform memory and internet forensics with Volatility and Xplico
  • Perform ransomware analysis using labs involving actual ransomware
  • Perform network forensics and analysis using Network Miner and other tools

Kali Linux is a Linux-based distribution used mainly for penetration testing and digital forensics. It has a wide range of tools to help in forensic investigations and incident response mechanisms.

This updated edition will use the latest version of Kali Linux and sleuth kit. With this book, you will learn modern techniques of analysis, extraction, and reporting utilizing advanced tools such as FTK Imager, hex editor, and Axiom. This book will start by teaching readers about the fundamentals of digital forensics and modern changes in the world of forensics with respect to the previous edition. Then, you will dive into the realm of operating systems and the various formats for file storage, including secret hiding places unseen by the end user or even the operating system. You will also learn to create forensic images of data and maintain integrity using hashing tools. Lastly, you will learn some advanced topics such as autopsies and acquiring investigation data from networks, operating system memory, quantum cryptography and more.

By the end of this book, readers will have had hands-on experience in implementing all the pillars of digital forensics—acquisition, extraction, analysis, and presentation using Kali Linux tools.

  • Perform evidence acquisition, preservation, and analysis using various tools within Kali Linux
  • Carry out professional digital forensics investigations using the DFF and Autopsy automated forensic suites
  • Implement the concept of cryptographic hashing and imaging using Kali Linux
Page Count 322
Course Length 9 hours 39 minutes
ISBN 9781838640804
Date Of Publication 3 Apr 2020


Shiva V. N Parasram

Shiva V. N Parasram is the director, lead pentester and forensic investigator at the Computer Forensics and Security Institute (CFSI). As the only Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI) in the Caribbean, he has also trained hundreds in CEH, CHFI, ECSA, CCISO and other courses. He has recently been selected as the sole trainer for advanced cyber security courses at Fujitsu Trinidad. and is also the author of Digital Forensics with Kali Linux and Kali Linux 2018: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing 4th Ed. He attributes all his successes to his Guru, parents Harry and Indra, his fiancée Savi (Pinky Mittens) and pets (the Bindi).