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2018-2019 Online Catalog 
2018-2019 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CST 170 - Digital Forensics Essentials

This hands-on course introduces the fundamental principles of forensic science generally, and the technical and legal aspects of digital forensics specifically, including forensic procedures, imaging, hashing, file recovery, file system basics, mismatched file types, reporting, and the laws governing digital evidence. Students will use both open-source and court-approved (AccessData) forensic software tools to conduct digital forensic examinations.
Prerequisites: ENG 097   MAT 017  or MAT 019  /MAT 021   or MAT 022  
Co-requisite: None
4 lecture hours per week
4 credit hours