MET CS 713 Advanced Digital Forensics

Prerequisites: MET CS 693 and MET CS 703. Or instructor’s consent
Delivery: Boston-Charles River Campus
Program: MS CS elective, MS CIS elective, MS TC elective

Description: This course provides an introduction to the advanced digital forensic topic relating to malicious software (malware), which represents an increasing information security threat to computer systems and networks. Students will review software engineering design fundamentals and reverse engineering techniques utilized to conduct static and dynamic forensic analysis on computer systems and networks.  Students will learn about the importance of forensic principles, legal considerations, digital evidence controls, and documentation of forensic procedures.  This course will incorporate demonstrations and laboratory exercises to reinforce practical applications of course instruction and will require an independent research paper related to the course topic. 4 credits.