This course is designed to provide students an opportunity to practice what they have learned from the computer forensics program through a group project. The topic of the project must be approved by either the instructor or the director of the program. Each project must have a written report and an oral presentation. This course is recommended to be taken in the last semester of the program study.
- Assist either prosecution or defense in a criminal case, or can assist plaintiff or defense in a civil case, to prepare and present digital evidence.
- Draft a technical witness statement.
- Play appropriate roles in a criminal trial or a civil litigation or an internal affair investigation under a real or mock situation, such as a digital evidence examiner, a defendant, an expert witness, a lawyer, or a judge.
- Present a technical witness in a court of law.
- Support human rights organizations for protecting privacy
- Support the department of homeland security in fighting cyber terrorism.
- Use the industry-recognized tools to perform digital data acquisition, preservation, identification, and analysis.
- Work on a real-world case and collect, preserve, and analyze proper digital evidence in supporting the case.
- Work with the law enforcement in a cyberspace investigation.