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dc.contributor.authorAl Awadhi, Ibtesam
dc.contributor.authorRead, Janet C.
dc.contributor.authorMarrington, Andrew
dc.contributor.authorFranqueira, Virginia N. L.
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-03T14:31:47Zen
dc.date.available2016-03-03T14:31:47Zen
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.identifier.citationAl Awadhi, I., Read. J.C., Marrington, A., Franqueira, V.N.L. (2015). Factors influencing digital forensic investigations: Empirical evaluation of 12 years of Dubai police cases. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (JDFSL), 10(4), pp. 7-16. ADFSL Press.en
dc.identifier.issn1558-7215en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/600540en
dc.description.abstractIn Digital Forensics, person-hours spent on investigation is a key factor which needs to be kept to a minimum whilst also paying close attention to the authenticity of the evidence. The literature describes challenges behind increasing person-hours and identifies several factors which contribute to this phenomenon. This paper reviews these factors and demonstrates that they do not wholly account for increases in investigation time. Using real case records from the Dubai Police, an extensive study explains the contribution of other factors to the increase in person-hours. We conclude this work by emphasizing on several factors affecting the person-hours in contrast to what most of the literature in this area proposes.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAssociation of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (ADFSL)en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesVol 10en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIssue 4en
dc.relation.urlhttp://ojs.jdfsl.org/index.php/jdfsl/article/view/361en
dc.subjectCyber forensicsen
dc.subjectDigital forensicsen
dc.subjectEmpirical dataen
dc.subjectForensic investigationen
dc.subjectDubai Policeen
dc.titleFactors influencing digital forensic investigations: Empirical evaluation of 12 years of Dubai police casesen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Central Lancashireen
dc.contributor.departmentZayed Universityen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (JDFSL)en
refterms.dateFOA2019-02-28T14:12:12Z
html.description.abstractIn Digital Forensics, person-hours spent on investigation is a key factor which needs to be kept to a minimum whilst also paying close attention to the authenticity of the evidence. The literature describes challenges behind increasing person-hours and identifies several factors which contribute to this phenomenon. This paper reviews these factors and demonstrates that they do not wholly account for increases in investigation time. Using real case records from the Dubai Police, an extensive study explains the contribution of other factors to the increase in person-hours. We conclude this work by emphasizing on several factors affecting the person-hours in contrast to what most of the literature in this area proposes.


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