This is a lab-based course that provides the knowledge and skills to identify, track and prosecute cybercriminals. Students have presented an understanding of computer forensics, creating a secure lab, and the process for forensic investigation, including first responder response techniques, incident management, and reports used by computer forensic investigators. The course covers a broad base of topics designed to detect attacks and collect evidence in a forensically sound manner. Topics also include the preparatory steps to identify evidence in computer-related crime and abuse cases as well as track a hacker’s path through a client system.
NOTE: This entire class includes discussions, assignments, course projects, and exams