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  NCJ Number: 221167   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Test Results for Digital Data Acquisition Tool: EnCase Linen 5.05f
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES)
United States of America
  Date Published: 01/2008
  Page Count: 67
  Annotation: This report presents the results of testing the EnCase Linen Version 5.05f digital data acquisition tool used in computer forensic investigations.
  Abstract: Results of the testing indicate that except for two test cases (DA-08 and DA-09) the EnCase Linen Version 5.05f acquired all visible and hidden sectors completely and accurately from the test media. The two exceptions are the following: (1) up to seven sectors contiguous to a defective sector may be replaced by zeros in the acquisition (DA-09-1 and DA-09-2); and (2) the sectors hidden by a device configuration overlay (DCO) are not acquired (DA-08-DCO). The EnCase Linen Version 5.05f is a digital data acquisition tool used in computer forensic investigations. The Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT), a joint project of the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) and Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), provides measurable assurance to practitioners, researchers, and others that the tools used in computer forensics investigations provide accurate results. This report presents the results from testing EnCase Linen Version 5.05f against the Digital Data Acquisition Tool Assertions and Test Plan Version 1.0.
  Main Term(s): Data analysis
  Index Term(s): Evidence collection ; Testing and measurement ; Evidence identification and analysis ; Computer hardware systems ; Computers ; Criminal investigation ; Data collection ; Forensics/Forensic Sciences ; Investigative techniques
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2003-IJ-R-029
  Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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  Type: Report (Technical)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: NIJ Special Report
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