COMPSCI 565 Advanced Digital Forensic Systems

Previously known as COMPSCI 590K.

This course introduces students to the principal activities and state-of-the-art techniques involved in developing digital forensics systems. Topics covered may include: advanced file carving and reconstruction, forensic analysis of modern filesystems, network forensics, mobile device forensics, memory forensics, and anti-forensics.

Who is this course for? Graduate students with prior background in digital forensics system, or a general strong computer systems background. Undergraduates COMPSCI majors with a background in digital forensics (COMPSCI 365) or a strong systems background (COMPSCI 377)with a grade of C or better. STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED COMPSCI 590F ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS COURSE.

This course counts as a COMPSCI elective toward the major (B.S. or B.A.). 

Live lectures offered on MW at 4:00 pm are synchronous optional. Recordings will be available for viewing at other times.

UNIV Section 1 undergrad  (Jr. & Sr. CS majors with prerequisites)
UNIV Section 2 CS and ECE Master's and Computer Science PhD students only
UWW Section 1 MS-CMPSCI students as well as any other grad student with instructor permission.

Monday, February 6, 2023 to Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Friday, February 2, 2024 to Friday, May 10, 2024
Class meets on: 
4:00 PM
Peter Klemperer
February, 2024