How To Acquire Cloud Data With MD-CLOUD

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‘17.5 Zettabytes.’ This is the amount of data that the IDC estimates will be generated annually by 2025, and among those numbers, cloud traffic is expected to grow and reach 18.9 Zettabytes by 2021.

This tremendous amount of cloud data is generated and fueled in the course of building driver assistance and autonomous vehicle technologies; IoT devices including sensors in our bodies, homes, factories, and cities; high-resolution content for 360 video and augmented reality; and 5G communications globally.

As many digital forensic investigators are facing so-called ‘digital transformation’, finding evidence data from various cloud services is a highly demanding and important mission for digital forensic investigators. Cloud forensics is no longer optional but an essential solution, since many law enforcement professionals work on cases with devices with deleted data, which needs further investigation of the backup data. Plus, there is a tremendous and growing number of smartphones, IoT devices, automobiles…

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