|“||[t]he examination of acquired data for its significance and probative value to the case.||”|
|“||[t]he process by which information is examined in order in order to identify significant facts and/or derive conclusions.||”|
|“||[t]hat activity whereby meaning, actual or suggested, is derived through organizing and systematically examining diverse information and applying inductive or deductive logic for the purposes of criminal investigation or assessment.||”|
|“||[t]he third phase of the computer and network forensic process, which involves using legally justifiable methods and techniques, to derive useful information that addresses the questions that were the impetus for performing the collection and examination.||”|
Analysis is the
|“||(1) Study and examination of something complex by separating it into more simple component. Typically, includes discovering the parts of the thing being studied, how they fit together, and why they are arranged in a particular way. (2) Study of variances for cause, impact, corrective action, and results.||”|
|“||a step in the processing phase of the intelligence cycle in which information is subjected to review in order to identify significant facts for subsequent interpretation.||”|
- ↑ NIST Special Publication 800-72.
- ↑ OPSEC Glossary of Terms (full-text).
- ↑ Criminal Intelligence Glossary (Nov. 2004).
- ↑ NIST Special Publication 800-86, at C-1.
- ↑ California Office of Systems Integration, Definitions (full-text).
- ↑ NATO Standardization Agency, NATO Glossary of Terms and Definitions 2-A-14 (2008) (full-text).