Determine the importance of forensic tool testing and validation and if this is a critical component of your forensic operations. Justify your answer.

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“Forensic Tool Testing” Please respond to the following:

  • Determine the importance of forensic tool testing and validation and if this is a critical component of your forensic operations. Justify your answer.

Discuss the advantage you believe the Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT) provides for system forensics specialists and law enforcement agencies. Determine if the testing of tools is more effective and trustworthy being that it is a function of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Decide if the testing of tools by NIST makes the testing more unbiased than if it were performed in the private sector. Provide a rationale with your response.