Digital investigations: relevance and confidence in disclosure

Philip Anderson*, Dave Sampson, Seanpaul Gilroy

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The field of digital forensics has grown exponentially to include a variety of digital devices on which digitally stored information can be processed and used for different types of crimes. As a result, as this growth continues, new challenges for those conducting digital forensic examinations emerge. Digital forensics has become mainstream and grown in importance in situations where digital devices used in the commission of a crime need examining. This article reviews existing literature and highlights the challenges while exploring the lifecycle of a mobile phone examination and how the disclosure and admissibility of digital evidence develops.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)587-599
Number of pages13
JournalERA Forum
Issue number4
Early online date21 Sept 2021
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2021


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