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CYS 507 Digital Forensics and Incident Investigation: Reading list

CYS 507 Digital Forensics and Incident Investigation

Department: MSc Cybersecurity Science and Applications

Module Description: This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct digital forensics investigations and incident response. The course will cover the latest tools, techniques, and methodologies used by industry professionals, with a focus on identifying, preserving, analyzing, and presenting digital evidence. Students will learn how to investigate a variety of incidents, including cybercrime, data breaches, and insider threats.

Module texts

  • Altheide, C. & Carvey, H. (2011). Digital forensics with open source tools. O'Reilly Media. Purchase eBook

  • Luttgens, J. T., Pepe, M. & Mandia, K. (2014). Incident response & computer forensics. 3rd edn. McGraw-Hill Education. Purchase eBook

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