SIT703 - Advanced Digital Forensics
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week for the first 6 weeks. 1 x 3 hour practical per week from week 7.
Note:You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
This unit discusses the various options open to organisations to assist them in investigating problems and attacks on their computer systems. A theoretical framework is constructed which enables an organisation to systematically document, analyse and solve identified issues. This unit focuses on the technical aspects of shellcode, DLL hooking, rootkit, domain authentication, system log files, and so on. In particular, identification, preservation, analysis and presentation of digital evidence related to a misuse or intrusion to an enterprise-level system are emphasised. Legal concerns around identifying and reporting criminal acts are also mentioned.
Two assignments (20% each) 40%, examination 60%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.