books about: forensics
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
Judy Melinek MD MD
The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist’s “rookie season” as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases—hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly complex—that shaped her as both a physician and a mother. Just two months before the September 11 terrorist attacks, Dr. Judy Melinek began her training as a New York City forensic pathologist. With her husband T.J. and their toddler Daniel holding down the home front, Judy threw ...
The Art of Memory Forensics: Detecting Malware and Threats in Windows, Linux, and Mac Memory
Michael Hale Ligh
Memory forensics provides cutting edge technology to help investigate digital attacks Memory forensics is the art of analyzing computer memory (RAM) to solve digital crimes. As a follow-up to the best seller Malware Analyst's Cookbook, experts in the fields of malware, security, and digital forensics bring you a step-by-step guide to memory forensics—now the most sought after skill in the digital forensics and incident response fields. ...
Thank You For Arguing, Revised and Updated Edition: What Aristotle, Lincoln, And Homer Simpson Can Teach Us ...
Three Rivers Press
For when you really have to get your point across… *Expanded and Revised: Including new chapters on leadership, Obama’s oratorical mastery, the pitfalls of apologies—and an “Argument Lab” section to put your new skills to the test.* Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets this book ...
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
W. W. Norton & Company
"One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."— Entertainment Weekly Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers—some willingly, some unwittingly—have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good ...
Violent Python: A Cookbook for Hackers, Forensic Analysts, Penetration Testers and Security Engineers
Violent Python shows you how to move from a theoretical understanding of offensive computing concepts to a practical implementation. Instead of relying on another attacker's tools, this book will teach you to forge your own weapons using the Python programming language. This book demonstrates how to write Python scripts to automate large-scale network attacks, extract metadata, and investigate forensic artifacts. It also shows how to write code ...
Dust (A Scarpetta Novel)
With unparalleled high-tension suspense and the latest in forensic technology, Patricia Cornwell once again proves her exceptional ability to surpriseand to thrillin this electrifying Kay Scarpetta novel. A body, oddly draped in an unusual cloth, has just been discovered inside the sheltered gates of MIT, and it’s suspected the identity is that of missing computer engineering grad student Gail Shipton, last seen the night before at ...
Bones Never Lie: A Novel (Temperance Brennan)
The evidence is irrefutable: In sixteen New York Times bestsellers over the course of as many years, Kathy Reichs has proven herself “a genius at building suspense” (New York Daily News ). In forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, Reichs has created a detective fiction heroine who’s brilliant to the bone. “Every minute in the morgue with Tempe is golden,” says The New York Times Book Review. In the acclaimed author’s ...
The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic "hot" virus. The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story, giving a hair-raising ...
Blue Team Handbook: Incident Response Edition: A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident ...
Don Murdoch GSE
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Blue Team Handbook is a zero fluff reference guide for cyber security incident responders and InfoSec pros alike. The BTHb includes essential information in a condensed handbook format about the incident response process, how attackers work, common tools, a methodology for network analysis developed over 12 years, Windows and Linux analysis processes, tcpdump usage examples, Snort IDS usage, and numerous other topics. The book is peppered ...
Naming Jack the Ripper
Globe Pequot Press
After 125 years of theorizing and speculation regarding the identity of Jack the Ripper, Russell Edwards is in the unique position of owning the first physical evidence relating to the crimes to have emerged since 1888. This evidence is from one of the crime scenes, and has now been rigorously examined by some of the most highly-qualified forensic scientists in the country who have ascertained its true provenance. With the help of modern ...
Applying Career Development Theory to Counseling
Richard S. Sharf
A must-read for counselors in training, Sharf's APPLYING CAREER DEVELOPMENT THEORY TO COUNSELING, 6th Edition, shows you how to apply the principles of career development to a variety of counseling settings. This book is clearly written, filled with useful case examples, and includes integrated diversity coverage to give you the advantage in your course and your career. You'll find information about websites on internships, education, counseling ...
W. Steve Albrecht
Chad O. Albrecht
Learn to identify, detect, investigate, and prevent financial fraud with the latest edition of FRAUD EXAMINATION, 4E. Study and understand the nature of fraud investigation today with memorable business examples and numerous actual fraud cases to ensure your understanding of today's most important fraud concepts. Examine the many types of fraud--from tax fraud and e-business fraud, to consumer fraud--and review legal options for victims of ...
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Widely recognized as the most accurate and comprehensive text in the field, this practical, step-by-step introduction to criminal investigation gives students a logical framework for understanding the investigative process. Major sections cover current issues such as environmental crime, the looting of archaeological sites, videotaping of crime scenes, street gangs, and drugs. Case studies throughout the text emphasize the applied technique of ...
Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization (Columbia Business School ...
Edward D. Hess
Columbia University Press
To compete with today's increasing globalization and rapidly evolving technologies, individuals and organizations must take their ability to learn -- the foundation for continuous improvement, operational excellence, and innovation -- to a much higher level. In Learn or Die , Edward D. Hess combines recent advances in neuroscience, psychology, behavioral economics, and education with key research on high-performance businesses to create an ...
Christine Hess Orthmann
Kären M. Hess
Known for its accessibility, best-selling CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, 10th Edition delivers a field-based approach to modern investigative principles and practices that is strongly grounded in current research.
Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us
Robert D. Hare
The Guilford Press
Most people are both repelled and intrigued by the images of cold-blooded, conscienceless murderers that increasingly populate our movies, television programs, and newspaper headlines. With their flagrant criminal violation of society's rules, serial killers like Ted Bundy and John Wayne Gacy are among the most dramatic examples of the psychopath. Individuals with this personality disorder are fully aware of the consequences of their actions ...
Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Revised 2014/2015 Edition
John C. Norcross
Michael A. Sayette
The Guilford Press
This perennial bestseller, now in its 2014/2015 edition, is the resource you can rely on to help you select--and get into--the graduate clinical or counseling psychology programs that meet your needs. The Insider's Guide is based on intensive research and includes information and advice not available from any other source. In-depth profiles on more than 300 accredited programs in the United States and Canada provide details on specializations or ...
Die Again: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel
Detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are back—and they’re going into the wild to find a killer. Die Again is the latest heart-pounding thriller in Tess Gerritsen’s New York Times bestselling series, the inspiration behind TNT’s hit show Rizzoli & Isles . When Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are summoned to a crime scene, they find a killing worthy of the most ferocious ...
Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Sixth Edition
American Medical Association
American Medical Association
Updated and Enhanced: AMA Guides Sixth offers the most current guidelines for correct impairment evaluation. Please note: This pubilcation was reprinted in July 2009 to incorporate the Clarifications and Corrections document in its entirety. All purchases made after July 2009 will be the latest Guides Sixth ediiton available. Not sure? The word Reprint is on the outside , back cover of all reprinted copies. The Guides to the Evaluation of ...
Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations (Book & CD)
Master the skills necessary to launch and complete a successful computer investigation with the updated fourth edition of this popular book, GUIDE TO COMPUTER FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATIONS. This resource guides readers through conducting a high-tech investigation, from acquiring digital evidence to reporting its findings. Updated coverage includes new software and technologies as well as up-to-date reference sections, and content includes how to ...
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