LAN143AB (Digital Forensics: Processing, Tools, File Systems, and Analysis)

This course instructs students in the preservation, identification, extraction, documentation and interpretation of computer data. Students will learn about processing the crime scene, computer forensic tools, file systems, and forensics analysis. Note: Companion Courses (LAN143AA Digital Forensics: Introduction, Investigative Methodology, Forensics, and Data Acquisition and LAN143AC Digital Forensics: Mobile, Email, Recovering Graphics, Networks, and Reporting) bookend the sequence of topics to include, the basics of digital forensics, investigative methodology, the forensics lab, and data acquisition, mobile devices & email, recovering graphics, network forensics, and testimony & report writing.
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Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Moraine Valley Community College
Project Name:
National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC)
Digital forensics, computer forensics, digital investigation, computer forensics analysis, data acquisition, digital evidence, forensics tools, computer forensics investigation

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Business & Industry Leadership Teams (BILTs)
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:

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