Artificial Intelligence Review

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 203–215 | Cite as

A forensic methodology for countering computer crime

  • P. A. Collier
  • B. J. Spaul


This paper argues that the moves by police and consultancy firms to successfully enforce recent computer misuse legislation requires the bringing together of investigative, legal, courtroom and computing skills in an extension of forensic science. The term suggested for this new discipline is computer forensics'.

Key Words

Computer crime Forensics 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Collier
    • 1
  • B. J. Spaul
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Crime Research GroupUniversity of ExeterExeterU.K.

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