Nov 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

CIS 402 - Computer Forensics

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Course introduces the discovery, preservation, and recovery of digital information from electronic devices for executing computer forensics tasks.  Included are the hardware, software, technical tools, and legal issues involved with collecting digital data from standalone as well as networked machines used to protect systems, for courtroom evidence presentation, and in crime fighting and anti-terrorist activities. Course discusses basic computer crime legislation and agencies with laboratory exercises emphasizing training for practical use of appropriate software and hardware. Note: Course is equated to CIS-425 and cannot be taken for additional credit. Prerequisite(s): CIS 303  with a minimum grade of C