ISIT 350 Digital Forensics • 5 Cr.
Introduces students to computer forensics, both its fundamentals and best practices for incident response. Includes the legal aspects of computer forensics, as well as its relationship to the Information Technology field. Hands-on projects will give students the tools and techniques to perform a full computer forensic investigation. Prerequisite: TECH 223, IT 128, NSCOM 201, NSCOM 227 and admission to the Cyber Security and Systems Administration concentration of the BAS IST program, or permission of the instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Discuss the fundamentals of computer forensics and its relationship with IT.
- Explain the legal aspects of computer forensics.
- Utilize best practices for incidence response.
- Analyze forensic data on multiple platforms Apply DOS, Windows and Linux tools for forensic analysis of seized media.
- Apply the necessary methodologies to conduct a computer forensic examination.
- Analyze network hardware involved in intrusion detection.
- Evaluate recovery tools and Network Attack Software.