This hands-on course aims to introduce the student to the basics of how to acquire sound forensic evidence from the most common digital devices found today. From laptop/desktop computers, mobile phones, tablets, servers, USB drives, RAID arrays or proprietary CCTV DVR's; each device type often requires a unique combination of techniques and forensic tools to capture a forensic image that can be used for evidentiary purposes.
Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.
This course is for students accepted into a Forensic Science & Technology Program. For approval to register, please contact the Forensics Program Assistant, Julia Dreyer at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Forensics programs, please visit our department website at bcit.ca/forensics .
Four seats remaining as of Aug 15, 2018 5:46 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Outline how data is stored and the different types of data storage devices.
Outline the various methods that can be employed to create a forensic image from a variety of digital storage devices.
Select the best method of forensic evidence collection to be implemented for a given device.
Practice removing the physical storage device from a variety of digital devices without compromising the integrity of the host device.
Conduct evidence acquisition from both live and dead systems.
Conduct RAM acquisition.
Execute the acquisition of a complete forensic image using different forensic tools on a variety of devices (tablets, mobile phones, CCTV DVR, Desktop/laptop computer, server).
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017
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