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Course Description

This course will develop basic computer forensics skills necessary to uncover digital evidence in an organized and reportable manner. The course will provide a comparative study of information technology, evidence analysis, chain of custody, and data retrieval. Students will have hands-on laboratory experience using computer forensic tools, evidence preservation techniques and documentation. Course is offered in the fall semester.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply a layout and navigate cases step-by-step using forensics software
  • Analyze hidden and deleted data on digital media
  • Analyze data and refine the results
  • Report and present investigation findings

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

  • Digital Forensics