Mar 04, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DFS 560 - Digital Forensics and Encryption


This course focuses on encryption techniques and practical approaches to dealing with encryption when encountered in a digital investigation. Students will learn encryption and hashing algorithm techniques including the relationship of algorithm complexity to password strength. They will be able to demonstrate password cracking techniques and methods to counter whole-disk encryption. Memory and network-based encryption will be explored as will the use of encryption in Malware applications. Steganography and other encryption techniques used to hide or obfuscate data will be examined.
Prerequisites DFS-501, DFS-520
Credit(s): 3



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