Semester 2 / ECTS Credits: 6 ECTS

Course Description:

Introducing students with the organization of digital forensic teams, investigative teams, laboratory organizations, digital forensic analysis implementation tools, as well as digital forensic analysis process.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Organize a digital forensic laboratory
  2. Understand the process of collecting, analyzing digital evidence
  3. Carry out digital forensic analysis in accordance with legal guidelines
  4. Understand the process of digital analysis
  5. Understanding the purpose and objectives of the Digital Forensic Laboratory
  6. Know the tools and equipment for conducting digital forensic analysis
  7. Apply process of collection and evidence analyses in accordance with laws and standards

Course content lectures:

  1. The role of computer in the crime,
  2. Types and types of devices and systems that require analysis,
  3. Computer, network computer, handheld device,
  4. Analysis on the devices involved,
  5. Reasons for starting the analysis,
  6. High Tech Crime,
  7. Role of digital forensic laboratory,
  8. Policy of cooperation with external organizations and individuals,
  9. Equipment for digital forensic laboratory (HW & SW),
  10.  Digital evidence storage equipment,
  11. Field equipment,
  12. Procedures,
  13. Definition of laboratory,
  14. Preparation of a business plan,
  15. Laboratory location,
  16. Selection of staff,
  17. Qualifications and experience required,
  18. Education and specialization,
  19. Legal provisions and practice,
  20. Standards (ISO 17025) and best practice,
  21. Evidence collection processes,
  22. Collection of evidence,
  23. Laboratory and analysis processes,
  24. Warehouse management
  25. Management and maintenance of archive storage,
  26. Quality assurance,
  27. Management challenges,
  28. Laboratory and personnel certifications,
  29. DFL organizational models,
  30. Influence of changes in the analysis process