This course will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to recover forensic information from removable devices, partitions, and Internet artifacts. The course will provide students with scenarios, logical acquisition, and analysis of forensic data. Students will have hands-on laboratory experience using advanced computer forensic tools, evidence preservation techniques and documentation. The course will offer a balance of lecture and lab experiments. The course will follow elements of the EnCase® Certified Examiner (EnCE) professional certification exam. Course is offered in the spring semester.
Create and manage evidence cases
Handling and acquisition of evidence
Create and manage evidence files
Understand computer file systems
Conduct signature analyses of files
Compute hash values and creating hash sets
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.