COEN 252 Computer Forensics
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Computer Forensics

Procedures for identification, preservation, and extraction of electronic evidence. Auditing and investigation of network and host system intrusions, analysis and documentation of information gathered, and preparation of expert testimonial evidence. Forensic tools and resources for system administrators and information system security officers. Ethics, law, policy, and standards concerning digital evidence. (4 units + 1 unit Lab)


Undergraduate Students

Since the department will not offer COEN 152, all undergraduate students fulfilling the prerequisites will be admitted to the class, lab space permitting.

School Holidays


Recording of Lectures

Recording of lectures for personnel use is permited. Please respect the semi-sensitive nature of some case descriptions and do not pass them on.

Handicapped Access Policy

The usual SCU policies apply for necessary or desirable accomodations. The burden is on the student to inform the instructor of any reasons to adjust teaching and policies to particular circumstances in a timely manner.


Because of collocation with COEN 150, no classes and labs during thanksgiving week.

2007 Thomas Schwarz, S.J., COEN, SCU SCU COEN COEN252 T. Schwarz
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