Digital Forensics NEW

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Digital Forensics NEW

MQF Level 3; 3 ECVET

 

Course Rationale


Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business lives. Legal and business decisions hinge on having timely data about what people have actually done. This course is an introduction to computer forensics and investigation, and provides a taster in understanding how to conduct investigations to correctly gather, analyse and present digital evidence to both business and legal audiences. It also outlines, how to keep up to date with changing technologies, and laws and regulations in digital forensics.


 


Learning Outcomes

LO 1. Explain the origins of Forensic Science

LO 2. Explain the difference between scientific evidence and legal decision making.

LO 3. Explain the roles of digital forensics and the scene of crime officer.

LO 4. Outline a range of situations where digital forensics may be applicable.

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