Course DescriptionThis course introduces digital forensics notions and techniques. Students will gain a basic understanding and legal awareness of computer security and forensics, techniques used in the evidentiary process, various methodologies intrinsic to computer forensics with emphasis on computer incident response, and IT systems protection. The importance of ethics, understanding rules of evidence, effective communications, key elements of research and seizure relative to privacy legislation will also be discussed. Students will apply what they learn in scenario-based projects.
Sample Course Outline
Knowledge of TCP/IP is recommended.
Students must have a Windows or Linux computer operating system; the Apple (Mac) operating system is not supported by this course.
- Computer Security and Digital Forensics : Required Courses
- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) : Electives (select 2)