CSC 170 - Digital Forensics I3
Formerly Computer Forensic I
Course Description: This course introduces students to several areas in the field of digital forensics. Students will learn the principles, procedures, and techniques used in digital crime investigation. Through an introduction to basic legal concepts and evidentiary procedures for investigating criminal activity involving computers and other digital devices, students in this Digital Forensics course explore the practical application of law and legal procedures in the digital age. Students will write reports and prepare digital evidence to assure admissibility in court.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENG 101 with a C- or better.
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Discuss the legal and ethical issues related to the acquisition and analysis of digital evidence, particularly as it relates to evidentiary and constitutional requirements.
- Properly conduct a digital forensic investigation.
- Describe a variety of digital forensic analysis tools
- Write reports and prepare digital evidence to assure admissibility in court.
- Set up a digital forensics lab.
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