The EDRM Collection Standards Glossary is a glossary of terms defined as part of the EDRM Collection Standards.
A person holding one of a number of commonly recognized certifications in the field. Due to a lack of industry wide certifications it is critical to research the certifications and any requirements within your state or jurisdiction.
A clean install is a software installation in which any previous version is eradicated. The alternative to a clean install is an upgrade, in which elements of a previous version remain.
To copy a piece of data to a temporary location and then make a new copy of the object in a new location. This is usually done by clicking the right mouse button while holding the mouse cursor over the relevant file and then clicking “copy” from the menu that appears. The mouse pointer is then moved to the destination location, a right mouse click brings up the same function menu and “paste” is selected to copy the file(s) to the new location.
A database administrator (short form DBA) is a person responsible for the installation, configuration, upgrade, administration, monitoring and maintenance of databases in an organization.
Microsoft Outlook Express stores your messages in a folder that contains several different .dbx files. These files (folders.dbx, inbox.dbx, outbox.dbx) contain all your messages.
A “dd” file is a raw image file created using the dd forensic imaging tool, a command line program that uses command line arguments to control the imaging process.
“.E01” is a legacy EnCase evidence file format. An “.E01” file is a byte-for-byte representation of a physical device or a logical volume.