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Course Description

This course will cover the fundamentals of computer and cyber forensics. Students will learn different aspects of digital evidence and methods to uncover illegal activities left on storage media. Various forensics tools, techniques and procedures will be used in a lab environment to perform forensic investigations.

Learning Objectives

Explain the fundamentals of digital forensics.
Explore Windows and Linux file systems.
Utilize various forensic acquisition tools.
Describe procedures to safeguard digital forensics artifacts.
Perform web browser forensics.
Perform email forensics.
Create understandable and accurate digital forensics reports.
Implement anti-forensics methods.

Framework Connections

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.