Jan 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Online Catalog 
2020-2021 Online Catalog

CST 176 - Advanced Digital Forensics

This hands-on course builds upon foundational knowledge gained in Digital Forensics Essentials and Linux Fundamentals courses. Students will perform detailed forensic analyses and produce forensic reports of findings on a series of compromised and/or seized system images, using tools for distributed data collection, imaging and forensics. Students will examine host-level data along with some network-level data and mobile device data, as well as systematically determine what happened and how. Students will use both open-source and court-approved (AccessData) forensic software tools to conduct digital forensic examinations.
Prerequisite(s): CST 135  and CST 170   
4 lecture hours per week
4 credit hours