CS 498 AL1 and Law 797: Introduction to Digital Forensics (Digital Forensics 1) – Fall 2017

Lecture Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00–11:15 a.m., Fall 2017

Lab Times:  Wednesdays, Noon to 12:50 p.m. or 1 to 1:50 p.m.

Lecture Location: 1302 Siebel Center for Computer Science

Lab Location: 0220 Siebel Center for Computer Science


Course Description

Digital forensics concerns the acquisition and investigation of evidence from all devices capable of storing digital data and is often related to the prosecution of cybercrime and fraud. The class introduces the process of forensic investigation, chain of custody, forensics analysis, court proceedings and the legal justice system. It includes examination of digital storage and network traffic from personal computers, enterprise systems, embedded devices, and mobiles. Laboratory student exercises will use the tools and techniques of digital forensics investigators.