Digital forensics involves the investigation of computer-related crimes with the goal of obtaining evidence to be presented in a court of law.
What is digital forensics?
BYU's Cybersecurity Program offers a complete curriculum encompassing Digital Forensics. These courses cover the three basic principles of Cybersecurity: Prepare, Defend and Act. Digital forensics involves the investigation of computer-related crimes with the goal of obtaining evidence to be presented in a court of law. All emphasis courses are available to Computer Science, Information Systems and other engineering students who have completed the necessary pre-requisites.
- Digital forensics
- Malware analysis
- Incident response
CSA Head of Digital Forensics
IT & CYBERSECURITY
IT&C 492R - Special Problems in Information Technology & Cybersecurity
Individual study in current topics of information technology and/or cybersecurity. Learn more here.
IT&C 515R - Special Topics in Information Technology & Cybersecurity
New topics in information technology for graduate and undergraduate students. Standard lecture and lab format. Learn more here.
IT&C 529 - Advanced Networking
Analyzing, selecting, configuring, monitoring, and managing of computer network equipment. SNMP-based monitoring and control in process of fault isolation and root cause analysis. Learn more here.
IT&C 544 - System Administration
Systems and network administration. User management. Server and workstation deployment and maintenance. Network Security. Infrastructure. Systems and infrastructure support. Cross-platform systems integration. Update and patch management. Mobile workforce services. Learn more here.
IT&C 566 - Digital Forensics
Fundamentals of digital forensics, legal issues, evidence, chain of custody, media analysis, incident response, corporate forensics, and network forensics. Learn more here.
IS 565 - Digital Forensics for Organizations
Digital forensics from an organizational perspective, covering the three functions of digital forensics performed by businesses: employee abuse investigations, incident response, and electronic discovery. Learn more here.