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Software and Hardware

Software - Students will use free and open source software where possible, and will also have access to desktop software via IT Help.

Hardware - It is recommended that students have access to a computer with the following minimum specifications:

  • 4 core CPU, preferably Intel Core i7 or AMD equivalent (ARM not recommended at this stage)
  • 16 GB Ram
  • Dedicated GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060 or equivalent (RTX 20 Series desirable for more advanced digital forensics and analytics)

Additional Hardware requirements - Students will be required to purchase computing equipment for specific units. To view these requirements, and the expected cost, please refer to the respective unit descriptions in the Handbook.

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