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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Digital Forensics & Protection, Certificate


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Program Description


This certificate program validates student’s ability to gather and secure digital evidence, document a digital crime scene, retrieve lost files, retrieve deleted files and e-mails and reconstruct data from various computer storage media. In addition, student will have ability to detect the vulnerability of the computer system, identify threats and assess the risk. They will also be able to track the digital footprints of an intruder. This certificate credits can be applied to the AAS degree or used as admission requirement for the BAS in Cybersecurity and Forensics.

Learning Outcomes


  • Identify and discuss different user needs and environment
  • Deploy standard software forensics tools and analyze the outcome
  • Evaluate new software forensic tools
  • Create an evidence file and perform recovery check list
  • Document investigation of forensic images
  • Identify internal and external threats
  • Differentiate logical threats from physical threats.
  • Apply network system hardening
  • Conduct system audit
  • Generate incident report
  • Identify and describe the recognized domains of Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) of security professionals.
  • Conduct a vulnerability analysis

Requirements


Important Notes


  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Students must achieve a minimum 2.0 GPA in each core course to attain an AAS degree.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter or at night.

Total Prerequisites: 5 Credits


Total Professional-Technical Courses: 25 credits


Total Program Credits: 30 Credits


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