2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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CF 117B - Computer Forensics

Credits: 3
This course introduces the student to the preservation, identification, extraction, documentation and interpretation of crime related computer data. This course will include both lecture and demonstration of investigative techniques. Student should have basic computer knowledge.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the process of acquiring and handling evidence.
  2. Implement methods of tracing offenders and avoid detection while tracking.
  3. Demonstrate a working knowledge of Internet trails and methods used to hide them.
  4. Describe and demonstrate a working knowledge of the details of hard drive configuration.
  5. Identify encryption methods and implement methods for deciphering encrypted data.
  6. Explain codes and compression.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to describe methods of hiding data.
  8. Identify the hardware and software tools used in computer forensics.
  9. Develop positive communication and listening skills in human behavior and relationships.

Prerequisite: None

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