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Upon successful completion of this certificate program, students will have the skills necessary to investigate computer crime. It includes instruction in PC troubleshooting and repair, Microsoft operating systems and Cisco networking as well as specialized training in computer forensics, and digital crime investigation.
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the process of acquiring and handling digital evidence including: the details of computer hard drive configuration and methods of hiding data; encryptionmethods and implementation methods for deciphering encrypted data; analysis of network traffic and the ability to differentiate between normal and malicious activity; theuse of hardware and software tools used in computer and network forensics.
Demonstrate how to set up investigator’s office and laboratory.
Demonstrate how digital evidence is used in courtroom as well as the requirements for becoming an expert witness.