The State of the Art Forensic Techniques in Mobile Cloud Environment: A Survey, Challenges and Current Trends

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Title: The State of the Art Forensic Techniques in Mobile Cloud Environment: A Survey, Challenges and Current Trends
Authors: Kechadi, Tahar
Faheem, Muhammad
Le-Khac, Nhien-An
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Date: 2015
Abstract: Smartphones have become popular in recent days due to the accessibility of a wide range of applications.These sophisticated applications demand more computing resources in a resource constraint smartphone.Cloud computing is the motivating factor for the progress of these applications. The emerging mobile cloud computing introduces a new architecture to offload smartphone and utilize cloud computing technology to solve resource requirements. The popularity of mobile cloud computing is an opportunity for misuse and unlawful activities. Therefore, it is a challenging platform for digital forensic investigations due to the non availabilityof methodologies, tools and techniques. The aim of this work is to analyze the forensic tools and methodologies for crime investigation in a mobile cloud platform as it poses challenges in proving the evidence.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: IGI Global
Journal: International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics
Volume: 7
Issue: 2
Start page: 1
End page: 19
Copyright (published version): 2015 IGI Global
Keywords: Machine learningStatisticsCloud forensicsMobile cloud application forensicsMobile cloud computingMobile forensics
DOI: 10.4018/ijdcf.2015040101
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
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