• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Core class for Infrastructure and Applications Security degree/certificate programs.

Learning Objectives

  • Define computer forensics.
  • Summarize how to prepare for a computer investigation.
  • Summarize the certification requirements for computer forensics labs.
  • Measure the different ways for proper data acquisition.
  • Classify the rules for proper digital evidence handling.
  • Analyze how data is stored and managed by an operating system.
  • Analyze various computer forensics tools.
  • Validate the evidence during the analysis process.
  • Identify and reconstruct graphics files.
  • Describe the importance of network forensics.
  • Analyze email investigations.
  • Generate a forensic report.
  • Describe guidelines for testifying in court.
  • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior in their work.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Digital Forensics