2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NETW236 - Computer Forensics & Investigation


Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab/Studio: 0
Prerequisite(s): NETW 106  , NETW 107  , and NETW 110  (or two of the three and department permission).
Description: This course provides a hands-on understanding of the methods, technologies, and challenges relevant to properly conducting a computer forensics investigation and response.  Areas of study include procedures for investigating computer and cybercrime, and concepts for collecting, analyzing, recovering, and preserving forensic evidence.   The course also covers working with various operating systems, including Windows, DOS, Macintosh, and Linux.  Other topics covered include boot processes, disk structures, data acquisition, recovering image files, network forensics, being an expert witness, and reporting investigation results. This course requires three hours of lecture and additional independent lab time as necessary per week. NOTE: This course is offered only in the Spring term.

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