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CIS 483 Digital Forensics and Hacking Investigation

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course is an introduction to computer cyber-crime and hacking investigation processes. Topics include computer forensics tools, hacking investigation tools, data recovery, information gathering techniques, computer data preservation techniques, and computer cyber crime investigation techniques. System administrators, security professionals, IT staff, and law enforcement personnel, would benefit from taking this course. Also, this course can help prepare students to pass computer forensics certification examinations, such as the EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) or the Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) credential.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU