Law 797:  Digital Forensics I

Digital forensics concerns the acquisition and investigation of evidence from all devices capable of storing digital data and is often related to the prosecution of cyber crime and fraud. The class introduces the process of forensic investigation, chain of custody, forensics analysis, court proceedings and the legal justice system. It includes examination of digital storage and network traffic from personal computers, enterprise systems, embedded devices, and mobiles. Laboratory student exercises will use the tools and techniques of digital forensics investigators.

Students enrolled in Digital Forensics will also be required to enroll in a Lab section.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and a basic knowledge of computer science concepts including operating systems and networking. Please contact Professor Bambenek for instructor approval.

Evaluation:  There will be a mid-term and final examination.  Successful completion of the lab section is also required.

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