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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

Cost

$804.01

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 65958

Thu Jun 03 - Thu Aug 26 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 03 - Aug 26 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ilia Lvovski

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$804.01

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is for students accepted into the Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity Program. For special approval to register, please contact Raymond Yu at Raymond_Yu@bcit.ca. 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. Due to COVID-19 this course will be offered synchronously online this term, combination of pre-recorded and live sessions.

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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