Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

CIS 275 Computer Forensics (4)

Prerequisite(s): CIS 236.

Recommended Preparation: CIS 120.

Fundamentals of computer forensics. Topics include forensic evidence preservation, computer forensic tools, evidence analysis, chain of custody, and data retrieval from computer hardware and software applications using both Windows and Linux operating systems. Explores the role of the computer forensics examiner and offers hands-on application of various computer forensic tools, evidence preservation techniques, and documentation.

3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.