Digital Forensics and Investigations


Digital Forensics and Investigations

MET CS 693 (4 credits)

Provides a comprehensive understanding of digital forensics and investigation tools and techniques. Learn what computer forensics and investigation is as a profession and gain an understanding of the overall investigative process. Operating system architectures and disk structures are discussed. Studies how to set up an investigator's office and laboratory, as well as what computer forensic hardware and software tools are available. Other topics covered include importance of digital evidence controls and how to process crime and incident scenes, details of data acquisition, computer forensic analysis, e-mail investigations, image file recovery, investigative report writing, and expert witness requirements. Provides a range of laboratory and hands-on assignments either in solo or in teams. With rapid growth of computer systems and digital data this area has grown in importance. Prereq: Working knowledge of windows computers, including installing and removing software. Access to a PC meeting the minimum system requirements defined in the course syllabus.

2022FALLMETCS693 E1, Sep 10th to Dec 10th 2022

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
S 09:00 AM 12:00 PM MET 101

2022FALLMETCS693 O1, Sep 6th to Oct 24th 2022

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD ROOM

2023SPRGMETCS693 E1, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2023

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
S 09:00 AM 12:30 PM MET 101

2023SPRGMETCS693 O2, Mar 14th to May 1st 2023

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD ROOM

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