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SIT703 - Advanced Digital Forensics

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lei Pan

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week (week 1 – 6, week 11). 1 x 2 hour practical per week (week 1-6). 1 x 3 hour practical per week (week 7-11).

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.

Content

This unit will allow the student to explore various options available to organisations in investigating problems and attacks on their computer systems. Students will consider a variety of different computer forensic frameworks and generate their own framework in order to assist organisations with systematically documenting, analysing and solving identified issues. In SIT703, students will be able to develop mastery into exploitation techniques including shellcode, DLL hooking and authentication eavesdrop. They will learn how to use Windows system log files, Windows domain authentication and registry mechanisms to acquire digital evidence. They will also develop knowledge of identifying the existence of rootkits and learn how to prevent attacks. The key focus of SIT703 is on identification, preservation, analysis and presentation of digital evidence related to a misuse or intrusion to an enterprise-level system.

Assessment

Technical report 20%, case investigation report 20%, examination 60%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$2958$3305

* 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.

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