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FSCT 7131 - Principles of Incident Response and Disaster Recovery

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

The course provides an introduction and an overview on planning and implementation of contingencies in case of a disaster. The course intends to familiarize students with technology focused on the business aspects related to disaster recovery planning and management.


Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.





Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 63500

Tue Apr 06 - Tue Jun 29 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 29 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below


Gabriel Vitus

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. For details on the textbook required, please check: . Students who have been accepted into a Forensics program where this course is a part of the matrix may register without any further approvals. Students who are not currently accepted in a Forensics program or, if this course is NOT part of your program matrix, please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit:

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Develop risk management strategies according to a given situation.
  • Develop a contingency plan for a given emergency situation.
  • Explain the security policies as they pertain to planning for contingencies.
  • Perform budgeting for contingencies.
  • Perform an incident response.
  • Develop a disaster recovery plan for a given emergency situation.
  • Explain the concept of Incident Forensics.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

FSCT 7131 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology


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