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CIS 170 Introduction to Computer Forensics
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: None
Recommended: CIS 110

This course will provide students with an overview of Computer Forensics techniques. Topics will include the representation of data on a computer, preserving data on suspect computers, recovering data from computer file systems, encryption and hash functions, steganography, password recovery techniques, available computer forensics tools, and legal issues unique to computer forensics investigations. (1.2) NOTE: This course is offered concurrently as CIS 170. The student must decide whether to earn credits in Criminal Justice (CRJ) or Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) prior to enrolling. Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available