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.
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Information & Communication Technology|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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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.
|Band||Field of Education|
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2-hour weekly lecture and 2-hour weekly Computer Laboratory
ATT1 Test or Quiz (10%)
ATT2 Test or Quiz (20%)
ATT3 Report (20%)
ATT4 Exam (50%)
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