Rochester Institute of Technology is offering free online on Computer Forensics. This course is a part of the RITx Cybersecurity MicroMasters Program that prepares students to enter and advance in the field of computing security.
In this course, you will learn the principles and techniques for digital forensics investigation and the spectrum of available computer forensics tools. The course will start on May 23, 2017.
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Course At A Glance
Length: 8 weeks
Effort: 10-12 hours pw
Subject: Computer Science
Institution: Rochester Institute of Technology and edx
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $150
Session: Course Starts on May 23, 2017
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About This Course
Digital forensics involves the investigation of computer-related crimes with the goal of obtaining evidence to be presented in a court of law.
In this course, you will learn the principles and techniques for digital forensics investigation and the spectrum of available computer forensics tools. You will learn about core forensics procedures to ensure court admissibility of evidence, as well as the legal and ethical implications. You will learn how to perform a forensic investigation on both Unix/Linux and Windows systems with different file systems. You will also be guided through forensic procedures and review and analyze forensics reports.
This offering is part of the RITx Cybersecurity MicroMasters Program that prepares students to enter and advance in the field of computing security.
Why Take This Course?
In this course, applicants will learn the process, techniques and tools for performing a digital forensics investigation to obtain data related to computer crimes.
- Court admissibility investigative procedures
- Attributes of various Windows and Unix/Linux file systems and file recovery processes
- To identify and apply appropriate forensics tools to acquire, preserve and analyze system image
- Review and critique a forensics report
Week 1: Digital Forensics Fundamentals
Week 2: Unix/Linux fundamentals
Week 3: Unix/Linux Forensic Investigation
Week 4: Windows Incident Response
Week 5: Windows fundamentals
Week 6: Windows Forensic Investigation
Week 7: Advanced artifacts
Week 8: Review and Everything Together
Yin is a Professor in the Computing Security department. She received her Ph.D. in Systems Science and M.S. degree in Computer Science from Binghamton University in 1997.
Successful completion of CYBER501x Cybersecurity Fundamentals
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