This course introduces the unique skills and methodologies necessary to assist in the investigation and prosecution of cyber crimes. Topics include hardware and software issues, recovering erased files, overcoming encryption, advanced imaging, transient data, Internet issues and testimony considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to recover digital evidence, extract information for criminal investigation and legally seize criminal evidence.
Understand The Digital Forensics Profession
Understand The Process of Digital Forensics
Processing Crime Scenes
Performing Digital Forensics in Different Operating Systems
The New Emerging Areas of Digital Forensics
Providing Expert Testimony
Ethics for Witnesses
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.