Concept mapping: Cloud forensics

After attending RSA 2013 I realized that very few people have a good grasp of cloud forensics. What does it mean to bring a legal disciplined evidence gathering process to the wayward concept of cloud? We have a hard time even understanding what a cloud is within several different delivery models. So I had my students last semester independently conceptually map “cloud forensics”. Just as background a concept map is a way of analyzing knowledge and instructive in determining relationships between different concepts.


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Team 1 came up with a concept map that has a depth of 6 layers,



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Team 2 built a more comprehensive but oddly structured map


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Team 3 built  even more dynamic links between differing concepts.


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If you are interested I have another concept map (just cloud) that is dynamic located here

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