MET CS 703 Network Forensics

Prerequisites: MET CS 625 and MET CS 695. Or instructor’s consent.
Delivery:
Boston- Charles River Campus, Blended
Program: MS CS elective, MS CIS elective, MS TC elective
Syllabus: CS 703 EL – Fall 2012

Description: This course provides a comprehensive understanding of network forensic analysis principles. Within the context of forensics security, network infrastructures, topologies, and protocols are introduced. Students understand the relationship between network forensic analysis and network security technologies. Students will learn to identify network security incidents and potential sources of digital evidence and demonstrate the ability to perform basic network data acquisition and analysis using computer based applications and utilities. Students will also identify potential applications for the integration of network forensic technologies and demonstrate the ability to accurately document network forensic processes and analysis. 4 credits.