Introduction to the tools and techniques of the digital detective. Electronic discovery of digital data, including field investigation methods of the computer crime scene. Focus on the computer science behind computer forensics, network forensics and data forensics. Forensic topics include: computer structure, data acquisition from storage media, file system analysis, network intrusion detection, electronic evidence, Canadian computer crime case law.
Priority is given to students enrolled in Computer Science Specialist, Information Security Specialist, Bioinformatics Specialist or Computer Science Major programs.