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This course will cover emerging, specialized areas in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity. The goal is to introduce new vulnerabilities, investigative techniques, and technologies. Students will be expected to develop new competency and knowledge in specialized areas, and they will also be expected to research and present topics of contemporary interest in Digital Forensics and Cyber security. Instructors will be drawn from a range of high tech companies, government organizations, and law enforcement communities.
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 .
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Critically read and assess new research in Digital Forensics and/or Cybersecurity.
Evaluate credibility, context, evidence, and soundness of reasoning related to the course topic.
Describe, analyze and assess digital evidence related to the course topic.
Identify ambiguity, controversy and complexity in the contemporary practice of Digital Forensics and/or Cybersecurity.
Apply, in course assignments and discussions, cross-disciplinary approaches, ideas, and solutions.
Produce written and oral arguments that demonstrate skills in critical thinking, reading, and writing..
Present ideas and research findings in a research paper / project report.
Effective as of Winter 2018
FSCT 8592 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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