ECT 250: Survey of e-commerce technology

Assignment 7


Chapter 5 (pages 157 - 192) in Electronic Commerce.


Write a paper outlining the field of computer forensics.  Locate and describe at least one case where computer forensics experts helped the legal system.  List at least three sites, other than the ones given below, where more information about the field can be found.  Your paper must be at least 400 words in length.  Although you may express your opinion about computer forensics, at least 300 words of the paper must give facts about the field.  

DO NOT simply copy the paragraphs about computer forensics from the textbook.  Anyone doing so will automatically receive a 0.  You must do your own research for this assignment.

You must include a bibliography indicating where you obtained your information.  Remember that directly copying from a source is considered plagiarism.  Cite your sources and put the information you find into your own words.

You may find it helpful to consider the following sites:

Submitting the assignment

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