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Google Earth forensics : using Google Earth geo-location in digital forensic investigations

Author: Michael Harrington, (Writer on mobile device forensics); Michael Cross; Ebooks Corporation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explains how to use Google Earth in digital forensic investigations. This book teaches you how to leverage Google's free tool to craft compelling location-based evidence for use in investigations and in the courtroom. It shows how to extract location-based data that can be used to display evidence in compelling audiovisual manners that explain and inform the data in contextual, meaningful, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Harrington, Michael.
Google Earth Forensics : Using Google Earth Geo-Location in Digital Forensic Investigations.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Harrington, (Writer on mobile device forensics); Michael Cross; Ebooks Corporation.
ISBN: 9780128005040 0128005041
OCLC Number: 903886458
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Google Earth Basics --
What is google earth? --
Google earth for forensics --
Flavors of google earth --
Installing google earth on your computer --
ch. 2 Using Google Earth --
google earth UI --
Navigation --
Views --
Tours --
Configuration --
ch. 3 GPS, GIS, and Google Earth --
Understanding GPS --
Understanding GIS --
Geo-location information in pictures --
ch. 4 KML/XML/HTML --
Markup Languages and Google Earth --
Using HTML in google earth --
What is KML? --
XML --
KML revisited --
Learning more about markup languages --
ch. 5 Digital Forensics 101 --
What is digital forensics? --
Tools for recovering evidence --
Do you really want to do this? --
Organizing your case --
Understanding what you are looking at --
ch. 6 Working a Case --
practical application of google earth forensics --
Acquiring from a GPS unit --
Annotating a crime scene --
Views and camera angles --
Legends, logos, and banners --
Creating a tour of the crime scene --
Distributing your work in google earth.
Responsibility: Michael Harrington, Michael Cross.

Abstract:

This book explains how to use Google Earth in digital forensic investigations. This book teaches you how to leverage Google's free tool to craft compelling location-based evidence for use in investigations and in the courtroom. It shows how to extract location-based data that can be used to display evidence in compelling audiovisual manners that explain and inform the data in contextual, meaningful, and easy-to-understand ways. You will learn how to extract location-based evidence using the Google Earth program or app on computers and mobile devices. The book covers the basics of GPS systems, the usage of Google Earth, and helps sort through data imported from external evidence sources and includes tips on presenting evidence in compelling, easy-to-understand formats. --

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