Aug 21, 2018  
2017-18 College Catalog 
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EET 141 - Computer Forensics I

This course introduces the student to the fundamental concepts of digital forensics. Labs using primarily open source, free software and a variety of hardware reinforce the concepts discussed in classroom instruction. Students will examine data media in detail for structure, file system type, volumes, lost and hidden areas. Non-volatile storage media telemetry, including hard drives, flash drives/cards, and optical storage will be discussed. Essential and nonessential components in the metadata structures of FAT, NTFS, EXT3, and HFS/HFS+ and how they are parsed (with the primary emphasis on FAT and NTFS) will be examined as well. This class is primarily a hands-on experience.

Co-requisites: NONE

Prerequisites: EET 130  

Credits: 3(Lec: 2 Lab: 3)

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