Discovery entails a fair amount of detective work for lawyers, as they comb through files and records searching for information that will support their case and provide evidentiary value. There are times, however, when professional investigators need to be brought in to dig deeper into available data and conduct more thorough analyses. Digital forensics, also known as cyber forensics, is a crucial field that deals with the investigation and analysis of digital evidence to uncover and prevent cybercrimes. The need for digital forensics has become increasingly important in both criminal and civil cases. This article explores the key concepts, challenges, and tools used in digital forensics, as well as the different branches it encompasses.