A study of detection techniques to fight cyber-crime.  This course combines business acumen and technology skills for recognizing and mitigating vulnerabilities. Students will address methods to properly conduct a computer and/or network forensics investigation including digital evidence collection and evaluation and legal issues involved in network forensics.  Technical topics covered include detailed analysis of hard disks, files systems (including FAT, NTFS and EXT) and removable storage media, mechanisms for detecting hidden information, and the hands-on use of powerful forensic analysis tools. Prerequisite: ITS 30044- Advanced Database Systems