Course Number: SECS 6165 (1.6 CEUs/16 Hours)
This class provides an overview of the history of computer forensics and the evolution of cyber-crimes. You will gain a basic understanding and legal awareness of computer forensics, the techniques used in the evidentiary process, the various methodologies intrinsic to computer forensics with an emphasis on computer incident response, evidence gathering and processing methodologies. The importance of ethics, understanding rules of evidence, effective communications, key elements of search and seizure relative to privacy legislation will also be discussed.
Instructor: J. Watkins; J. Weiss
Please be advised that a username and password will be required to access online and computer lab classes. If you have never logged into the CSUF Portal, you must log in with your CWID and temporary PIN# at http://my.fullerton.edu to update your profile prior to the first day of class. This process will allow you to create a CSUF username and password, which are required to take online classes or use computer labs. Please click on the "Current Students" tab and then "Policies" and "Computer Access" for more information. If you have any questions, please contact UEE Student Services at (657) 278-2611.
Recommended / Optional - “File System Forensic Analysis” by Brian Carrier (ISBN: 9780321268174). Students may purchase this textbook from any major online book distributor.