Computers and other electronic media are being increasingly used to commit crimes. Hence they serve as potential evidence of crimes and provide information on suspects and victims irrespective of their geography. Digital evidence can be found on pen drives, smartphones, hard disks, etc., and can be hidden in images, videos, encrypted files, etc. Digital evidence can be altered, damaged, or destroyed easily from improper handling or examination. This warrants the need to preserve such evidence with utmost care.
This programme helps the participant to inculcate the skills of proper handling or examination of the evidence in electronic media or the digital evidences. Digital evidence or electronic evidence are fragile in nature and can be easily destroyed or tampered. The court of law, to accept any evidence requires to be true, original and untampered, any of these ingredients missing would raise the question of Integrity or authenticity of the evidence. This programme provides hand on experience for duly confiscating, handling, investigating and examining the digital evidence, without questioning the integrity or authenticity of the evidence.