Over the past decade, wireless mobile communication technology based on the IEEE
802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) has been adopted worldwide on a massive
scale. However, as the number of wireless users has soared, so has the possibility of
cybercrime. WLAN digital forensics is seen as not only a response to cybercrime in wireless
networks, but also a means to stem the increase of cybercrime in WLANs. The challenge in
WLAN digital forensics is to intercept and preserve all the communications generated by the
mobile stations and to conduct a proper digital forensic investigation. This paper attempts to
address this issue by proposing a wireless digital forensic readiness model designed to monitor,
log and preserve wireless network traffic for digital forensic investigations. Thus, the
information needed by the digital forensic experts is rendered readily available, should it be
necessary to conduct a digital forensic investigation. The availability of this digital information
can maximise the chances of using it as digital evidence and it reduces the cost of conducting
the entire digital forensic investigation process.
A coordinated approach to digital forensic readiness (DFR) in a large organisation requires
the management and monitoring of a wide variety of resources, both human and technical.
The resources involved in DFR in large ...
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Eloff, Jan H.P.; Kohn, M.D. (Michael Donovan); Eloff, M.M.(Elsevier, 2013-10)
Digital forensics is an established research and application field. Various process models
exist describing the steps and processes to follow during digital forensic investigations.
During such investigations, it is not ...