ECE 487: Computer Forensics
Prerequisite: ECE 256, ECE 370
Computer forensic principles focusing on hardware, firmware, software and information investigations. Students will develop skills in locating, extracting and analyzing digital information for possible use as evidence in civil, criminal or administrative cases. Topics include overview of computer forensic law, applications of hardware and software tools for computer forensics, volume and file system analysis, computer forensics investigations and computer forensics in the laboratory. Hands-on laboratory exercises are used to improve comprehension.