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    Oct 19, 2019  
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CIS 201 - Digital Forensics and the Law



5.0 Credits
Covers legal issues relevant to information security and digital forensics professionals. Topics: Electronic discovery, expert testimony, electronic surveillance, evidence retention, preservation and spoliation, privacy issues, Sarbanes Oxley, and other legislation.
Prerequisite CIS 100 with a minimum grade of 2.5 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe how electronic discovery differs from digital forensics.
  2. List and describe the common legal issues related to electronic evidence.
  3. Explain and list the various legislation and regulations that impact technology.
  4. Explain how the Fourth Amendment pertains to computer privacy.
  5. Summarize in writing the Washington state laws that pertain to cyber crime.
  6. Critique an acceptable use policy.
  7. List and describe the generally accepted computer forensic procedures and the importance/impact of each.
  8. Analyze and critique forensic analysis reports.
  9. Analyze and critique search warrants, affidavits, and subpoenas.



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