Course Info

CSEC 450: Digital Forensic Techniques (Formerly CNS 450)

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

This course focuses on the forensic acquisition, analysis and presentation of data from computer systems. This course covers: preservation and interpretation of evidence; forensic imaging; file systems and data recovery; Windows registry forensics; internet history and social media analysis; mobile device forensics; timeline analysis; incident response and writing expert reports and testimony.

CSC 407 or CNS 418 is a prerequisite for this class.

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 701
Class number: 10033
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: TBA-L OOP00 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 710
Class number: 10045
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 801
Class number: 22955
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00819 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 810
Class number: 22956
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus
CLOSED

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 701
Class number: 12603
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00819 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 710
Class number: 13161
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 801
Class number: 26876
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00819 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus
Section: 810
Class number: 26877
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus

Fall 2018-2019

Section: 701
Class number: 14571
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00819 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 710
Class number: 16377
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 701
Class number: 12228
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00819 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 710
Class number: 12229
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus
CLOSED

Fall 2016-2017

Section: 701
Class number: 32540
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00819 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus
Section: 710
Class number: 32542
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 701
Class number: 11243
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00819 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus
Section: 710
Class number: 11244
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Chad Gough | View syllabus