Info Sec./Dig Forensic (ITDF)

ITDF 1400

Introduction to Digital Forensics

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course is a study of the application of digital forensic technology to collect, analyze, document, and present information while maintaining a documented chain of custody. It contains an overview of ethics, crime, and other legal guidelines/regulations/laws and includes an overview of tools used for forensic analysis of digital devices in investigations.

Prerequisite: None.

ITDF 1405

Digital Data Storage Forensics

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course covers the exploration, examination, and assessment of the characteristics and details of digital storage media used in computers systems and small-scale digital devices. It includes experimenting with various tools to reinforce identification of evidentiary data.

Prerequisite: ITSY 1400.

ITDF 2420

Digital Forensics Collection

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course is a study of acquiring digital evidence from devices, networks and logs while preserving the evidentiary chain. It includes the legal aspects of the search and seizure of computers and related equipment/information.

Prerequisite: ITDF 1405, ITNW 1454 and ITNW 2421.

ITDF 2425

Digital Forensics Tools

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course is a skills-based course in the applications of forensic analysis software. Tools used in this course may include EnCase, ILook, Forensic Tool Kit, write blockers, StegAlyzerSS, "X-Ways", ProDiscover Basic, and others.

Prerequisite: ITDF 1405, ITNW 1454 and ITNW 2421.

ITDF 2430

Digital Forensics Analysis

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course covers digital forensic analysis, report preparation, and evidence presentation. It emphasizes balancing legal and technical aspects of cases where digital forensics is employed.

Prerequisite: ITDF 2420 and ITDF 2425.