This course provides an overview of the essential skills
necessary to launch and complete a successful computer investigation. It will
introduce the necessary steps in conducting a high-tech investigation, from
acquiring digital evidence to reporting its findings. Students will learn about
how to set up a forensics lab, how to acquire the proper and necessary tools,
and how to conduct the investigation and subsequent digital analysis. The
required textbook features free downloads of the latest forensics software, so
the students can become familiar with the tools of the trade.