Digital forensics involves the investigation of computer-related crimes with the goal of obtaining evidence to be presented in a court of law.
In this course, you will learn the principles and techniques for digital forensics investigation and the spectrum of available computer forensics tools. You will learn about core forensics procedures to ensure court admissibility of evidence, as well as the legal and ethical implications. You will learn how to perform a forensic investigation on both Unix/Linux and Windows systems with different file systems. You will also be guided through forensic procedures and review and analyze forensics reports.
This offering is part of the RITx MicroMasters in Cybersecurity that prepares students to enter and advance in the field of computing security.
You will learn:
- Court admissibility investigative procedures
- Attributes of various Windows and Unix/Linux file systems and file recovery processes
- To identify and apply appropriate forensics tools to acquire,preserve and analyze system image
- Review and critique a forensics report
- Price $150 for verified track. No charge for audit.
Delivered on edX online learning platform (can be taken alone or as part of the MicroMasters)
- Successful completion of CYBER501x.
- Recommendations only: This offering is intended for those who have completed a Bachelor’s degree.
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