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2018-2019 Academic Catalogue 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIS 402 - Computer Forensics


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Course introduces the discovery, preservation, and recovery of digital information from electronic devices for executing computer forensics tasks.  Included are the hardware, software, technical tools, and legal issues involved with collecting digital data from standalone as well as networked machines used to protect systems, for courtroom evidence presentation, and in crime fighting and anti-terrorist activities. Course discusses basic computer crime legislation and agencies with laboratory exercises emphasizing training for practical use of appropriate software and hardware. Note: Course is equated to CIS-425 and cannot be taken for additional credit. Prerequisite(s): CIS 303  with a minimum grade of C