ISIT 350 Digital Information Analysis and Recovery • 5 Cr.
Introduces students to computer forensics, both its fundamentals and best practices for incident response. Includes the legal aspects of computer forensics, as well as its relationship to the Information Technology field. Hands-on projects will give students the tools and techniques to perform a full computer forensic investigation. Prerequisite: Admission to either the Systems Administration or Information Security concentration of the ISIT program, or permission of the instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Discuss the fundamentals of computer forensics and its relationship with IT.
- Explain the legal aspects of computer forensics.
- Utilize best practices for incidence response.
- Analyze forensic data on multiple platforms Apply DOS, Windows and Linux tools for forensic analysis of seized media.
- Apply the necessary methodologies to conduct a computer forensic examination.
- Analyze network hardware involved in intrusion detection.
- Evaluate recovery tools and Network Attack Software.