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FSCT 7510 - Digital Forensics Foundations

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$770.36

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 82071

Thu Feb 20 - Thu Apr 02 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 20 - Apr 02 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 333
Feb 20 - Apr 02 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 334

Instructor

Gabriel Vitus

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$770.36

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

FSCT 7510 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

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