CISĀ 0088. Computer Forensics Fundamentals

Units: 3
Advisory: Completion of ADMJ 54 and CIS 147 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 54 lecture
Introduction to the methods used to properly conduct a computer forensics investigation, beginning with a discussion of ethics, while mapping 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. (CSU)