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Digital Forensics Policies for Forensics Readiness in Organizations

Stanley Githinji


As the technological trends in Digital Forensics keep changing, new challenges are also constantly mushrooming in the domain which needs to be resolved. This research focused on identifying forensic policies which can provide the organizations with the authority to conduct investigations and collect and examine digital evidence within the organization. The research adopted a primary research method that was fundamentally tailored towards gathering context-specific data that can solve a particular problem.  These research findings indicated that the proposed list of digital forensics policies had high importance level, hence the need for organizations to develop digital forensic policies and readiness plan that can effectively assist organizations and investigators in dealing with forensic investigations.

Keywords: Forensic Readiness Plan, Investigation Process, Security Policy, Forensic Policy