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CISS 360 Computer Forensics and Investigation

Units: 3

Hours: 45 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: CISS 310 with a grade of "C" or better

Advisory: CISC 308

Transferable: CSU

This course is an introduction to the methods used to properly conduct a computer forensics investigation beginning with a discussion of ethics, while mapping to the objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification. Topics covered include an overview of computer forensics as a profession; the computer investigation process; understanding operating systems boot processes and disk structures; data acquisition and analysis; technical writing; and a review of familiar computer forensics tools.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

REVIEW OF THE COMPUTER FORENSICS PROFESSION (SLO #01)