Digital Forensics 1 - Howard

Digital Forensics is a study of examining digital data to detect and prevent crime and other violations. It is commonly used in legal investigations and corporate compliance procedures where evidence is stored on computers or digital storage devices. This course provides a comprehensive study of information technology, evidence examination and data retrieval from computer software and hardware. Students will have hands-on experience using various computer forensic tools and techniques in a virtual lab environment. The course consists of 12 online lessons with corresponding quizzes, virtual lab activities and written homework assignments. It includes two unit exams and a final exam. Upon successful completion, students will be able to understand the fundamentals of computer forensics and incident response.
Date:
2018
Primary Material Type:
Collection
Other Material Types:
Workshop and Training Material
Institution:
Montgomery College
TAACCCT Round:
4
Subjects:
cybersecurity, cyber, information technology, computer hardware, computer software, computer networking, digital security, computer technician, computer repair, computer user support, digital forensics, ethical hacking, Cisco, networking, A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
NA
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Occupation:
Computer and Mathematical Occupations -- Network and Computer Systems Administrators (15-1071)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
Time varies by resource
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Other
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Course Note:
Cyber Technology Certificate

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