COEN 152/252 Computer Forensics
Syllabus Laboratories Lecture Notes Instructor

Computer Forensics

Prerequisites

The following are absolutely essential to take the course:

These are desirables:

Literature

Contents

  1. Nature of forensic evidence. Email tracing, internet fraud, URL obscuring.
  2. Evidence collection. Legal issues. Primer on storage systems.
  3. Hard drive imaging. File systems. Storage systems forensics I.
  4. Storage systems forensics II.
  5. Storage systems forensics III.
  6. Live system investigations.
  7. Network protocols and analysis.
  8. Malware and hacking I
  9. Malware and hacking II
  10. Incidence response and reporting

Outcomes:

Grading (tentative)

Weight
Element
40%
Laboratories (weekly and take-home)
30%
Midterm
30%
Final
A total of at least 50% of all points in the midterm and the final examinations combined are necessary to pass the course.
2013 Thomas Schwarz, S.J., COEN, SCU SCU COEN Computer Forensics T. Schwarz
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