Posts Tagged ‘computer’

Companies and Countries: Diverging Interests? (2)


Seagate also supports a substantial supplier base in the United States of companies producing high value components for disk drives. The issue of employment is very sensitive to national governments. Employment in the U.S. computer hardware industry has declined steadily since the mid-1980s, while employment in U.S. overseas affiliates has grown rapidly.

Companies and Countries: Diverging Interests?


While American companies retained their leadership in the computer industry, the United States was losing both production share and employment in the computer industry to Asia. Hardware production in the United States declined as a share of global production between 1985 and 1990 by 22%.

What Qualifies the Computer Forensics? (2)


The collection of digital evidence from a Microsoft Windows environment would be aided by the investigator’s knowledge of that environment. A wide assortment of certifications covers the multitude of Microsoft products.

What Qualifies the Computer Forensics?


What qualifies the computer forensics investigator? Computer forensics investigator licensing and certification is a topic that can be guaranteed to spark a lively discussion among today’s professionals.

Practitioners of Computer Forensics


Today’s pervasive use of computers, coupled with the various types of computer involvement in crimes, has caused an explosion in practitioners of computer forensics. Arrests of almost any type today can involve collection of digital evidence.

Critical Components to Study Computer Forensics


The knowledge and skills needed to investigate crimes involving computers will change from case to case; nevertheless, investigators need to understand how computers operate at the component level and how each component interacts with the others. Critical components include the following:

Phases of Computer Forensics (2)


Filtering This can also be referred to as the analysis phase of computer forensics. In this phase investigators will attempt to filter-out data which is determined not to contain any artifacts of evidentiary value and filter-in artifacts of potential evidentiary value.

Phases of Computer Forensics


The primary goals in computer forensics of collecting, preserving, filtering, and presenting digital artifacts can also be used as guidelines to describe the computer forensics process. We will structure these guidelines as phases of the computer forensics process.

Competition in Computers among Companies (3)


Leading in technology and controlling key standards enables a company to dominate the market and enjoy high margins that can be plowed back into further innovation. Growth further fuels the innovation cycle by ensuring there will be investors eager to underwrite expansion, talented employees willing to give their all, and a growing body of users […]

Competition in Computers among Companies (2)


The shift from mainframes to PCs was so dramatic that IBM’s stock plummeted from a high of more than $180 in the late 1980s to as low as $43 in 1993, and DEC’s stock price dropped from more than $190 in 1987 to less than $40. In 1993, IBM reported losses of $7.5 billion, the […]

Competition in Computers among Companies


The mainframe industry had been dominated by ten giants, including IBM, Burroughs, Honeywell, and Control Data in the United States, and ICL, Groupe Bull, and Nixdorf in Europe, which controlled 65% of the market in 1975 at the height of the central computing era, with another forty companies controlling 32%.

Plan versus Market Explanations in Computer Industry (6)


Equally important is a country’s managerial culture, which may or may not be well suited to the fast-changing, highly competitive computer industry. A country will ultimately succeed in computers to the extent that its domestic companies succeed or it is able to attract investment from successful foreign multinationals. Path Dependencies. This refers to the development […]

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