SIT703 - Computer Forensics and Investigations
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2 hour online class per week, 1 x 2 hour workshop per week, weekly drop in sessions.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning including 1 x 2 hour online class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour online workshop per week, weekly drop in sessions.
In this unit, students explore various options available to organisations to investigate problems and attacks on their computer systems. It enables students to develop knowledge of laws governing the IT domain and apply approaches to investigating cyber-crime using digital forensic techniques. A range of computer forensic frameworks will be discussed to systematically assist organisations in identifying, analysing, and reporting cyber security issues. In addition, students will study exploitation techniques and use system log files, domain authentication and registry mechanisms to acquire digital evidence. The key focus of the unit is on the identification, preservation, analysis and presentation of digital evidence related to misuse or intrusion into an enterprise-level system.
To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.
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