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CSG2305 Computer Forensics
Credit Points: 15
CSI1101 Computer Security
or equivalent

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.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
Y89Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security)
MICSECComputer Security Minor
MACSCSComputer Security Major
MICOSEComputer Security Minor
MAAAHRComputer Security Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014