CS 498 AL1: Digital Forensics II – Spring 2017

Lecture Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00–9:50 a.m.

Lab Times:  Fridays, 9:00 to 10:50 a.m., or 11:00 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Lecture Location: 1302 Siebel Center for Computer Science

Lab Location: 0222 Siebel Center for Computer Science

Course Description

This is a course for graduate students and advanced undergraduates wanting to develop greater depth and breadth in digital forensics and assumes a basic knowledge of the material covered in Digital Forensics I. Topics include standards of evidence, investigatory procedures, forms of investigation, legal procedures, reasoning about evidence, psychology of cyber crime, anti-forensics, multimedia forensics, computer forensics, web browser forensics, embedded systems forensics, network forensics, cloud forensics, applications forensics, and fraud examination. It introduces known barriers and open challenges in the field. Prerequisite: Completion of Digital Forensics I or special permission granted by the instructor.