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Course Description

Students perform forensic analysis and incident response using methodologies and tactics to discover a variety of intrusion artifacts and analyze data in each step of the analytic process. Two-weeks, instructor led.  ACE-recommendation 3 undergraduate credit hours.

Learning Objectives


  • Define Open Source Digital Forensics (OSDF).
  • Demonstrate basic familiarity with the OSDF lifecycle.
  • Discuss each phase of the OSDF lifecycle's role in the lifecycle.
  • Employ OSDF to perform incident response and forensic analysis against a compromised system.

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.