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IT 690E Mobile Forensics Investigations

Course Description:The field of mobile forensics has expanded exponentially 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 various devices that operate on these networks. Moreover, an in-depth analysis of the file systems and operating systems, including 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 investigative techniques, legal procedures and reporting standard 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.

Course Rotation: NY:PLV;Fall

Credits

3 credits