The rapid growth of the Internet and computers usage have led to various electronic crimes that require the urgent need for computer investigations. This unit equips students with a broad understanding of electronic crimes and computer forensics investigation. The content is structured so as to provide students with the practical knowledge of computer forensics and to enable students develop the necessary skills in investigating electronic criminal activities using available digital forensics tools. Specific topics including electronic crime, digital forensics procedures and tools, methods of using digital evidence in justice, and legal issues in digital forensics are covered in the unit. If you have successfully completed unit COIS23002 you cannot take this unit.
|Student Contribution Band
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
Pre-requisite: COIT20261 Network Routing and Switching
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified
as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa,
must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study
period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining
at least an 80% attendance record).
Term 1 - 2017
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