Course Descriptions for ITDF 1300
ITDF 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC
Introduction to Digital Forensics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1405, ITSC 1425, or instructor approval.
Course Description: A study of the application of forensic science and technology to collect, analyze, document, and present after-the-fact digital information from digital sources while maintaining a documented chain of custody to determine exactly what happened on a digital device. Overview of ethics, white collar crime, HIPAA, SOX, GLBA, and other legal guidelines/regulations/laws. Includes overview of tools used for forensic analysis of digital devices seized in investigations. Also covers securing a search warrant, collecting digital evidence, protecting digital evidence, and obtaining information from offenders. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)