The course provides an introduction into digital forensics. It familiarizes the students with basics of digital forensics, computer structure, storage structure, networks, mobile devices, etc. The course will also cover the basic techniques to research and document scenes and evidence.
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 BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Explain basic digital components subject/related to digital forensics.
Describe scenes and procedures to collect evidence.
Describe digital storage forensic characteristics.
Describe memory forensic characteristics.
Describe networking forensic characteristics.
Perform basic forensic activities on digital storage.
Perform basic forensic activities on networks and components.
Perform basic forensic activities on mobile devices.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014
FSCT 7510 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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