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CSG2305 Computer Forensics
Credit Points: 15
CSI2201 Computer Security , and
CSI2102 Information Security , or equivalents

Modern forensic computing involves the preservation, identification and analysis of computer and digital based evidence stored in the form of magnetically encoded information on various devices and media. Computer or digital evidence is often not examinable by conventional access methods, so specialised software tools, techniques and processes must be employed to preserve and recover this evidence. This unit also introduces students to the tools, techniques and methods needed to recover digital evidence from a variety of devices.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
U77Bachelor of Science (Security Management)
MICSECComputer Security Minor
MACSCSComputer Security Major
MACSCSComputer Security Major
SMCOSEComputer Security 8 Unit Supporting Major
MICOSEComputer Security Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 18/11/2004