Digital Forensic Readiness: Are We There Yet?

Antonis Mouhtaropoulos, Chang-Tsun Li, Marthie Grobler


Digital Forensic Readiness is defined as the pre-incident plan that deals with an organization’s ability to maximize digital evidence usage and anticipate litigation. The inadequacy of technical research and legislations and the ever-increasing need for evidence preservation mechanisms has brought the need for a common forensic readiness standard. This article reviews a number of key initiatives in order to point out the directions for future policy making governments and organizations and conducts an investigation of the limitations of those initiatives to reveal the gaps needed to be bridged.

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