CTEC 280

CTEC 280:Computer Forensics

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours per week: 3
Lab hours per week: 0

Prerequisite(s): CTEC 279  
This course provides an overview of computer forensics and investigation tools and techniques. Operating system architectures and disk structures will be discussed, as well as what computer forensic hardware and software tools are available. Other topics include the importance of digital evidence controls, how to process crime and incident scenes, the details of data acquisition, computer forensic analysis, email investigations, image file recovery, investigative report writing, and expert witness requirements. The course provides a range of laboratory and hands on assignments that teach about theory as well as the practical application of computer forensic investigation.  This course also is a required course for the NSA/DHS KU Alignment for the CAE-CDE Designation. 

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