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IS 381. Introduction to Computer Forensics

Credits: 3
Department: Information Systems
Description: Investigating computer crime and techniques to uncover, protect, and analyze digital evidence using software and hardware tools and techniques to perform rudimentary investigations as well as consider ethical implications.
Prerequisites: IS 340
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe different aspects of computer crime.
2. Identify various types of computer crimes.
3. Uncover, protect, analyze and interpret digital evidence.
4. Apply forensic software and hardware tools.
5. Perform rudimentary forensic investigations.
6. Identify stakeholders in forensic issues and our obligations to them.
7. Articulate the ethical and legal tradeoffs in a technical decision.
8. Identify ethical issues that arise in software development and determine how to address them technically and in an appropriate manner.
9. Identify the professional's role in security and the tradeoffs involved.
10. Summarize the ethical and legal bases for the right to privacy and its protection.

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