Computer and Network Forensics (3 ECTS)

Computer and network forensics studies cyber-attack prevention, planning, detection, and response with the goals of counteracting cybercrime, cyberterrorism, and cyberpredators, and making them accountable. The topics covered in this course include fundamentals of computer and network forensics, forensic duplication and analysis, network surveillance, intrusion detection and response, incident response, anonymity and pseudonymity, cyber law, computer security policies and guidelines, court report writing and presentation, and case studies.

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Suggested readings:

Brian Carrier, File System Forensic Analysis, Addison-Wesley, 2005

Chris Prosise and Kevin Mandia, Incident Response: Investigating Computer Crime, Berkeley, California: Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 2001

Warren Kruse and Jay Heiser, Computer Forensics: Incident Response Essentials, Addition-Wesley, 2002

Phillips, Nelson, Enfinger, and Stuart, Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations, Course Technology, 2006

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