This course focuses on digital forensics and the exercise of digital forensics skills. Topics include electronic evidence and file systems, investigative processes, IT forensic-analysis tools, analysis of data and applications, network vulnerability assessment, securing wireless networks, cybercrime issues, and data recovery. By completing this course, students will understand basics digital forensics and demonstrate the use of digital forensics tools. Current industry best practices will be applied using case scenarios.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: IT 120 or permission of the department chairperson.