The Challenges of Cloud Computing in Forensic Science

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International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
 
© 2019 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-67 Issue-7
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Raja Muhammad Ubaid Ullah, Dr.Kevan A. Buckley,Dr. Mary Garvey, Dr. Jun Li
  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V67I7P106

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MLA Style:Raja Muhammad Ubaid Ullah, Dr.Kevan A. Buckley,Dr. Mary Garvey, Dr. Jun Li"The Challenges of Cloud Computing in Forensic Science" International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology 67.7 (2019): 40-48.

APA Style Raja Muhammad Ubaid Ullah, Dr.Kevan A. Buckley,Dr. Mary Garvey, Dr. Jun Li. The Challenges of Cloud Computing in Forensic Science International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, 67(7),40-48.

Abstract
Cloud computing (CC) is rapidly growing new information technology (IT) in private, public and especially in Government sectors internationally. CC technology facilitates rather than deploy and manage an in-house physical IT infrastructure by having local servers or personal devices to manage their softwares application. This new technology helps to transfer their traditional IT services model into remote, virtualised environments, which are often hosted and managed by the third parties. Therefore, CC environment of any organisation turn prospective opportunity for cyber attackers, which is become a primary challenges of CC in the protection of valuable data from different types of attacks. CC posed a serious risk and major challenge to digital investigators, also offers sufficient opportunities to investigators for better refining the forensic science. This study summarises the key areas of CC forensics science challenges and analyses by the researched performed by other researchers. The challenges also presented along with associated literature that particularly reference them. Finally the discussion and analysis, which is based on the study finding to consider the challenges provoke by the CC forensics science on our findings.

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Keywords
Cloud forensics, Digital forensics; Forensics; Cloud computing forensics; Forensic Science; Forensics challenges