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FSCT 8592 - Special Topics in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

FSCT 8512 and FSCT 8540

Credits

3.0

Cost

$798.01

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 65335

Wed May 09 - Wed Aug 01 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 09 - Aug 01 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 318

Instructor

Gabriel Vitus

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$798.01

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

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Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

FSCT 8592 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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