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Forensic Evidence Imaging XFSC 3005

Forensics Microcredentials Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This course introduces students to sound forensic evidence acquisition techniques from the most common digital devices found today. From laptop/desktop computers, mobile phones, tablets, Raid arrays, USB drives, each device type often requires a unique combination of skills, techniques and forensic tools to capture a forensic image that can be used for evidentiary purposes. Also, the course offers a brief introduction into data recovery methods and techniques, which would assist the future investigator in extracting data from a non-functioning digital device.​ This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.0

Domestic fees

$311.52

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of XFSC 3005 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91073

Duration

Wed Feb 07 - Wed Mar 06 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 91073
  • Domestic fees $311.52
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 07 - Mar 06 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ilia Lvovski

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$311.52

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Students will have access to this course via learning hub on the first day of class (February 7th). This offering is an online, asynchronous format. You do not have to sign in at a particular time or a particular day. However, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of XFSC 3005 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 68889

Duration

Wed Jun 05 - Wed Jul 03 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 68889
  • Domestic fees $311.52
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 05 - Jul 03 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ilia Lvovski

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$311.52

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Students will have access to this course via learning hub on the first day of class. This offering is an online, asynchronous format. You do not have to sign in at a particular time or a particular day. However, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Perform initial data recovery.
  • Identify the various methods that can be employed to create a forensic image from a variety of digital storage devices.
  • Conduct evidence acquisition from both live and dead systems​.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Forensic Evidence Imaging (XFSC 3005) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Foundational Digital Forensics Skills
    Microcredential Part-time

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