The Legal Informatics and Forensic Science department has been selected to develop a cybercrime and digital forensic investigation on the K-MOOC platform.

Introduction to Cybercrime and Digital Forensic Investigation is an introductory course suitable for anyone with an interest in computers, computer security and how the criminal justice system is responding to these new types of crime. This course will introduce students to common concepts of cybercrime, including how different cyber legislation defines, categorizes and responds to cybercrime. Students will also learn at a hight level how systems are attacked online, and how criminal, hactivists and cyber military use different types of attacks to benefit. Once students understand how common types of attacks work, we will show how criminal justice systems and related organizations respond to, and defend against, such attacks.

The first half of this course introduces students to cybercrime-related concepts. The second half of the course gives students hands-on practice for digital investigation. Students will learn the process Law Enforcement employ to investigate computer systems. Students will learn about and practice forensic data acquisition and preservation. Once data is preserved, we will learn about and practice basic data recovery techniques to find deleted files. After data recovery, students will learn about investigating different types of data from hard drives, Random Access Memory and Android smart phones.

Overall, this course will give participants a strong general background into cyber crime and digital forensic investigation processes.

We look forward to seeing you there!



    • mubarek nasiro

      im mubarek nasiro from ethiopia who graduated in ba bachelor of arts in psychology with 3.86 gpa so if your institution gives me an opportunity to join im so happy and interested

    • Joshua mwangasa

      I m Joshua Mwangasa from Tanzania Police Force working at cybercrime Unit as Computer and mobile forensics Investigator. We are facing with a big challenges on how to fight with new phomena of crime especially in all process of chain of custody, we need much skill in how we can deal with the digital evidence and getting the conviction in the court.
      I will much graetfully to have chance to enhance my skill in cybercrime investigation.


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