Forensically sound procedures

Definition(s)

Procedures used for acquiring electronic information in a manner that ensures it is “as originally discovered” and is reliable enough to be admitted into evidence. Such procedures are defined in part by the US Department of Justice publication “Searching and Seizing Computers and Obtaining Electronic Evidence in Criminal Investigations”.

See Also

Notes

  1. RenewData, Glossary (10/5/2005).
  2. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.