Social Media Evidence and Forensics

The integrity of Data that pervade the entire digital eco-system ensures that the data presented in court in course of judicial proceedings is complete and unaltered from the time of its acquisition and final disposition. Section 84 of the Evidence Act is generally concerned with the reliability of the manner in which data or statement contained in a document produced by a computer was generated, stored or communicated; the reliability of the manner in which the integrity of the data was maintained; the manner in which the origin of the data was established and perhaps any other relevant factor that could aid in the authentication of the process employed in the production of the document. It therefore, follows that the credibility and reliance on data implies that its source is authorised and unchanged. If you can effectively demonstrate that a particular data (the subject of admissibility was properly acquired and secured, it becomes easier to convince the court of its authenticity. Click on any of the feature modules for details

Course Curriculum
Over the duration of this course, you will walk through the following modules:
Module 01
Admissibility Foundation for Digital Evidence
Module 02
Electronic Data and Admissibility Foundation
Module 03
Logs as Digital Evidence
Module 04
Cryptography and Blockchain: The Backbone of Digital Evidence Authentication
Module 05
Chain of Custody: It’s Application to Digital Evidence
Module 06
System Malfunction and Integrity Violation: A Case for Section 84 of the Evidence Act, 2011
Module 07
Locating and Protecting Electronically-Stored Data in Digital Investigation