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CZ4065 Digital Forensics
On successful completion of this course, students will have:
a. Knowledge about what is stored in digital systems and how to retrieve and use such data / information to procure evidence.
b. An understanding of selected anti-forensic techniques, and how anti-forensics can be detrimental to a forensic analyst’s effort in recovering evidence.
c. An understanding of network forensics, including techniques used to capture data and information on networks, and how to use such data to reconstruct a system / user activity scenario.
d. An understanding of how data is retained in storage systems.
This course introduces digital forensics at an elementary level. Overview of forensic science, steps from collecting data to preserving evidence, and a framework for digital forensic evidence collection and processing. Fundamentals of host forensics for Microsoft Windows. Fundamentals of host forensics for Unix derivatives using the Linux operating system as an example. Introduction to steganographic techniques for images, video, textual data, and audio as well as steganalytical techniques for selected media types and approaches to traitor tracing. A survey of non-standard storage mechanisms from retention characteristics to mobile and smart phones and vehicular systems as well as network-based search and storage mechanisms.
Who Should Attend
Working professionals with prior knowledge of Discreet Mathematics or have read Specialist Certificate in Software Basics II previously.

Pre-requisite: Specialist Certificate in Software Basics II
Eligibility Criteria
At least 21 years of age
Have 2 years of full-time work experience, or have fully discharged full-time NS liability, or are currently employed on a full-time basis.
Degree in Engineering/Science or
Polytechnic Diploma with relevant working experience
Date(s): 14 Jan 2019 to 10 May 2019
Time: Refer to Class and Exam Schedules
Venue: TCT-LT
Closing Date of Registration: 18 Nov 2018
Course Fee Payable:(Inclusive of GST) Refer to the course fee table

E2I No
Academic Units (AU)
Number of AU: 3
Online Registration
Method of Payment
  1. Online Credit/Debit Card Payment (VISA and Mastercard only)
  2. Cash/Cheque/NETS payment at One-Stop@SAC (NTU Main Campus)
Withdrawal & Refund Policy

Once payment is made, applicant is committed to the completion of course. Course fee refunds will not be considered.

Terms and Conditions
  1. Course is subject to a minimum participation number before commencement.
  2. Course is subject to a first-come-first-serve basis.
  3. Registration is non-transferable.
  4. Student must meet all eligibility criteria for admission.
  5. Student is required to complete all assessments for each course.
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