Courses & Units

eForensics KIT326

Introduction

This unit provides a broad coverage of eforensics applied to a number of different domains. Students will explore different types of evidence as they apply to investigations involving cybercrime. The unit will explore various tools, techniques and algorithms that may be employed by investigators for acquisition, preservation and analysis of evidence and students will develop the skills to implement their use. Students will also explore the impediments that can threaten forensic investigations.

Summary

Unit name eForensics
Unit code KIT326
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator

Tony Gray

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Implement a process to support the administration and management of computer forensics.

2. Explain current issues in the practice of digital forensic investigations.

3. Evaluate the effectiveness of available digital forensics tools.

4. Apply the principles of effective digital forensics investigation techniques.

5. Explain the role of digital forensics in cyber security.

Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 029901

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KIT304

Co-requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2-hour weekly lecture and 2-hour weekly Computer Laboratory

Assessment

ATT1 Test or Quiz (10%)

ATT2 Test or Quiz (20%)

ATT3 Report (20%)

ATT4 Exam (50%)

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Textbooks

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