This course will develop basic computer forensics skills necessary to uncover digital evidence in an organized and reportable manner. The course will provide a comparative study of information technology, evidence analysis, chain of custody, and data retrieval. Students will have hands-on laboratory experience using computer forensic tools, evidence preservation techniques and documentation. Course is offered in the fall semester.
Apply a layout and navigate cases step-by-step using forensics software
Analyze hidden and deleted data on digital media
Analyze data and refine the results
Report and present investigation findings
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.