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FSCT 8500 - Mobile Forensics

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course will introduce students to forensic issues related to mobile devices that may use cloud resources. Students will learn what data can be retrieved from a mobile device, and they will get hands-on experience using current tools to perform the extraction. Students will analyze this data and align it with records from network security providers to inform an investigation. Cloud resources will also be addressed using industry standard software. Technical and legal issues will be considered.

Prerequisite(s)

FSCT 7510

Credits

3.0

Cost

$782.30

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 65334

Thu May 10 - Thu Aug 02 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 10 - Aug 02 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 475

Instructor

Ilia Lvovski

Course Outline

Cost

$782.30

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. For departmental approval, please contact Julia Dreyer, Program Assistant at Forensic Dept (jdreyer@bcit.ca). For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/cas/Forensics .

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

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe all steps required to collect and handle evidence from mobile devices.
  • Create a forensic report detailing the data extracted from a mobile device.
  • Analyze the data collected from a mobile device using existing hardware and software.
  • Assess the impact of different cellular networks on forensic data.
  • Use data from network service providers together with extracted data to improve forensic picture.
  • Extract cloud data associated with a given mobile device.
  • Explain the legal considerations associated with cloud extraction.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

FSCT 8500 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)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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