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ICS 282: Computer Forensics (3 credits)

Course Description

This course covers basic computer forensics including operating system diagnostics, the use of forensic toolkits to examine and validate computer activity and techniques for the proper collection, examination and preservation of forensic evidence. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ICS 171, or consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the rules, laws, policies, and procedures that affect digital forensics
  • Demonstrate the proper use of one or more common digital forensics tools
  • Describe the steps in performing digital forensics from the initial recognition of an incident through the steps of evidence gathering, preservation and analysis, through the completion of legal proceedings

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