Bachelor of Technology in Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity

Computers are increasingly being used in criminal activity. From fraud to violent crime, computers are often found to play a significant role as a tool for planning and conducting a crime, and may contain relevant evidence pertaining to an offense. As indispensable tools in our everyday life, computers and mobile devices are key targets for criminals wishing to steal personal or corporate information, money, and more. There is therefore a growing need for specialists trained in the field of digital forensics and cybersecurity. Specialists in these fields rely on an essential combination of technical expertise, investigative skills, legal knowledge and communication skills.

Course syllabus:

  1. Introduction to Forensic Evidence Imaging and Acquisition

  2. Digital Forensics Foundations

  3. Cybersecurity Foundations

  4. Critical Reading and Writing

  5. Research Methodology and Measurement Models

  6. Mobile Forensics

  7. Digital Forensics 1

  8. Network Security 1

  9. Principles of Incident Response and Disaster Recovery

  10. Digital Forensics 2

  11. Network Security 2

  12. Security Applications

  13. Graduation Project 1

  14. Report Writing and Workplace Communication for Forensic Investigation

  15. Cryptography

  16. Network Exploits and Vulnerabilities

  17. Graduation Project 2

  18. Applied Ethics

  19. Graduation Project 3