It offers a disciplined approach to implementing and evaluating a comprehensive computer forensic investigation plan with a focus on being able to detect computer users and abusers and collect evidence to discover what actions they took. The aim of the course is to provide the student with the ability to carry out and critically evaluate computer forensic investigations and appraise forensic software with a view to developing appropriate investigation strategies in the light of emerging digital technologies. By the end of this module the student should be able to decide and evaluate plans for a forensic investigation including a critical evaluation of the tools to be used; to enable the graduate to plan, undertake and report upon sound digital forensic analysis in a team context.
The aims of this course are:
Upon the successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
|Class Participation||10 Marks||10%|
|Project and Report||10 Marks||10%|
|Final Examination||60 Marks||60%|