2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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CSS 235 - Introduction to Computer Forensics I


3 Credits

Description
This hands-on introductory course in computer and digital forensics introduces students to a computer-based investigation and the detection and prevention of cybercrime involving digital devices. This course introduces students to the collection, preservation, presentation and preparation of computer based evidence for the purposes of criminal law enforcement or civil litigation. These activities define the central roles of computer forensic practitioners involved in investigating computer crime scenes and torts involving computers. The course will provide an overview of digital forensics to aid the student in understanding the process of data creation, recovery, and analysis and the benefits of that knowledge during a digital forensic engagement. The course will allow students to gain an understanding of working with investigations related to data forensics, emails, internet/web forensics, mobile devices, networks, etc. Also covered will be the topics of the litigation process including pre-trial, the day in court, and aspects of testifying as a computer forensics expert. The course teaches students how to use Magnet Axiom Cyber and prepares students for Magnet Certified Forensics Examiner (MCFE).


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