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IT 670 Mobile Forensics Investigation

Prerequisite:The field of mobile forensics has expanded over the past few years as more of our lives are captured on smartphones and other mobile devices. This course will provide students with an overview of cellular networks and the carious devices that operate on these networks. Moreover, an in-depth analysis of the file systems and operating systems, including the iOS and Android platforms will be explained. Students will have the opportunity to use professional mobile forensic tools utilized to examine mobile telephones, SIM cards, media cards and synced data on paired computers in a forensic manner. The course will introduce students to professional investigate techniques, legal procedures and reporting standards necessary to build a successful case. Other topics in the course will include investigations involving tablet computers, digital cameras, multimedia players and Global Positioning System (GPS) electronics.


3 credits