Digital Forensics


Skills Explored Target Audience
Mobile devices, servers, server forensics, network forensics, investigations, reporting Business, accounting, IR, computer science, and anyone with an interest in solving puzzles
Specialization Description
The forensics specialization gives students the basic foundations to perform a forensics investigation of computer systems. Digital forensics is used in both law enforcement and the private sector. Everything from internal investigations, employee termination, fraud, child pornography, content piracy, and intellectual property theft are all examples of cases that would require computer forensics specialties.
Why Students Take It
Computer forensics is a growing field and there is a dire shortage of trained, talented forensics investigators worldwide. Students are taught how to solve cases from start to finish.
Industry & Career Info Companies Hiring
Computer forensics is a very good way to proceed into federal law enforcement, FBI, secret service, immigration customs enforcement, and the private sector. Consulting rates can be greater than $150 an hour for talented forensics investigators. FBI
Secret Service
Immigration Customs Enforcement
Ernst & Young
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Required Courses (9 units)

Not offered in Summer 2015
Not offered in Summer 2015
Not offered in Summer 2015
ITP-1252From Hackers to CEOs; An Introduction to Information Security
ITP-3753Digital Forensics
ITP-4754Advanced Digital Forensics