A digital forensic investigation can cover a wide array of types of computer-related illicit activity, such as:

  • Email phishing
  • Ransomware
  • Intellectual property (IP) theft
  • Intentional leaking of sensitive data
  • Inappropriate staff use of internet
  • Leaks of sensitive or damaging information over social media
  • Data loss through human error, fire, flood, etc.
  • And moreā€¦.

Digital forensics is also widely used by commercial organisations to investigate cases such as forgeries, bankruptcy, employment disputes, industrial espionage, intellectual property theft, etc.