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FSCT 8523 - Digital Forensics 2

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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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 8513

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)
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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