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FSCT 8523 - Digital Forensics 2

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Students will learn advanced concepts in digital forensic analysis and investigation. The course will cover the investigation and response process from the focus of a computer forensics analyst. Topics include analysis of evidence from computers, networks, and mobile devices; event reconstruction; interpretation of digit evidence; and anti-forensic techniques, including encryption, steganography and rootkit hiding. Throughout this course, extensive hands-on exercises provide the students with practical experience in performing computer forensic investigation in the real world.

Prerequisite(s)

FSCT 8512

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Collect and analyze network-based forensic evidence.
  • Recover data and deleted files from a variety of digital devices.
  • Apply Digital Forensic techniques to investigate network compromise and malware activity.
  • Discover and analyse information hidden my anti-forensic techniques
  • Apply legal principles correctly in complex digital investigations.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

FSCT 8523 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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