Digital forensics and it's role in promoting criminal prosecution




Digital Forensics, Criminalization, Judicial Law, Cloud Computing


Digital forensics is essentially synonymous with computer forensics, but the term "digital forensics" is generally used for the technical review of all devices that have the ability to store data. Today, digital criminology is challenged in cloud computing. The first problem is to understand why and how criminal and social actions are so unique and complex. The second problem is the lack of accurate scientific tools for forensic medicine in cyberspace. So far, no complete tools or explanations for criminology have been provided in the virtual infrastructure, and no training for security researchers has been provided in detail. Therefore, the author of the present descriptive-analytical research is based on library resources and using fish taking tools. To investigate suspicious cases related to cyberspace, criminologists must be well-equipped with technical and legal issues to deal with. In this article, we analyze digital criminology and its role in judicial law. The benefit of computer forensic knowledge is not only an indispensable necessity for security and judicial institutions, but also professional users and owners of computer systems, systems and networks must be fully aware of and properly comply with its legal and technical requirements.


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Author Biography

Seyyed Sajjad Kazemi, Malayer University, Malayer

Assistant Professor, Malayer University, Malayer, Iran


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2021-03-22 — Updated on 2022-08-02


How to Cite

Kazemi, S. S., & Heidari, S. (2022). Digital forensics and it’s role in promoting criminal prosecution. Revista Eletrônica Em Gestão, Educação E Tecnologia Ambiental, 25, e5. (Original work published March 22, 2021)