May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NT 344 - Computer and Network Forensics

This course will provide the student with instruction in computer and network forensics. Computer and network forensics is simply the application of computer and network device investigation and analysis techniques in the interests of determining potential legal evidence. Evidence might be sought in a wide range of computer crimes or misuse including, but not limited to, theft of trade secrets, theft of or destruction of intellectual property, and fraud. This may range from tracing the tracks of a hacker through a client’s system to tracing the originator of defamatory e-mails and recovering signs of fraud. Topics covered in this course will include an overview of the field including components of PCs, information storage and retrieval, varieties of computer-related crimes, and securing and analyzing electronic evidence. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 30/30/0/60 Prerequisite: IS 283 - Network Security . Corequisite: None.