Objective: The objective of the assignment is to acquire data from a drive, perform data recovery
using different techniques and tools, analysing it and finally performing the validation of acquired
data. In addition, students are required to properly document all steps in form a report, the report
should be formal enough that it can be used in a legal process. Marks will be awarded based on the
sophistication and the difficulties of the techniques explored.
Case Study: You have been assigned a case of embezzlement. A USB is found from the suspect’s
office, and it is expected to have very important information regarding the case. The USB contains
several Excel files, a couple of image files and some text files.