Temporal Cloud Event Reconstruction from Digital Forensics Process

Da-Yu Kao

Abstract


Since the cloud storage services are increasingly used by cybercriminals, the law enforcement community has faced difficulties on how best to tackle the complex and dynamic developments on cloud services. This creates difficulties in the consistency of handling a digital crime scene. This study aims to explore the date-time stamp and timeline reconstruction of file operation in the cloud. It can be applied for incident response specialists who identify crime clues, characteristics or evidences in a data breach. The results demonstrate that the proposed findings are very effective for investigators to clear the sober and to find the fact behind digital date-time stamp.


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