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Integrating Digital Forensics and Digital Discovery to Improve E-mail Communication Analysis in Organisations

  • Mithileysh SathiyanarayananEmail author
  • Odunayo Fadahunsi
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 766)

Abstract

In Digital Forensics and Digital Discovery, e-mail communication analysis has become an important part of the litigation process. Integrating these two can improve e-mail communication analysis in organisations and help both legal and technical professionals achieve goals of conducting analysis in a manner that is legally defensible and forensically sound. In this forensic discovery process, digital evidence plays an increasingly vital role in the court to prove or disprove an individual or a group of individual’s actions in order to secure a conviction. However, e-mail investigations are becoming increasingly complex and time consuming due to the multifaceted large data involved, and investigators find themselves unable to explore and conduct analysis in an appropriately efficient and effective manner. This situation has prompted the need for improved e-mail communication analysis that can be capable of handling large and complex investigations to detect suspicious activities. So, our interactive visualisations aims to improve digital forensics discovery ability to search and analyse a vast amount of e-mail information quickly and efficiently.

Keywords

Visualisation Digital discovery Digital forensics E-mail communication 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mithileysh Sathiyanarayanan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Odunayo Fadahunsi
    • 1
  1. 1.City, University of LondonLondonEngland, UK

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