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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

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.





Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 82996

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Apr 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 4785


Gabriel Vitus

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. For details on the textbook required, please check: . For departmental approval, please contact Julia Dreyer, Program Assistant, at For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: .

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


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