Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

IT 4853 Computer Forensics

Prerequisite: IT 4823 or CS 3243

3-0-3

This course studies techniques and tools in computing investigation, digital evidence collection, recovery, and analysis. Topics include: Legal issues relating to digital evidence, recover deleted files and discover hidden information, reconstruct user activity from e-mail, temporary Internet files and cached data, assess the integrity of system memory and process architecture to reveal malicious code.

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