Task 2: Case Project (5 Marks)
A distressed employee calls you because she has accidentally deleted crucial files from her hard drive and can’t retrieve them from the Recycle Bin. Describe the options or methods that you believe might be used to recover the files. Your solution may contain a list of questions to ask her about her system before you carry out your methods.
Deliverable: Write a 300-500 word report outlining the OS that the employee may be using, formulate interview questions that may help you to recover data, and highlight the possibility of data recovery in the report.
Task 3: Research Project (5 Marks)
As part of the duties of a digital forensics examiner, creating an investigation plan is a standard practice. Write a paper that describes how you would organise an investigation for a potential fraud case. Also, list the methods that you plan to use to validate collected data from storage devices such as MS Word, MS Excel and emails, with hashes. Specify the hash algorithm you plan to use, such as MD5 or SHA1.
Deliverable: Write a 300-500 word report that outlines standard investigation management and data validation methods.