Digital Forensics

This course will introduce participants to digital forensic analysis and investigation first principles. Students will be introduced to theoretical concepts including the digital forensic method, intent and its application. The course will also cover introductory Microsoft Windows centric technical topics such as file system, memory and operating system artefact analysis using contemporary open source tools, techniques and procedures. Students will be expected to demonstrate both their theoretical and technical understanding through the completion of practical exercises in a simulated operational environment.

This is an introductory course covering:

  • Basic forensic theory and practical exercises targeting the Microsoft Windows Operating platform.
  • Disk forensic theory and practical exercises targeting the NTFS filesystem.
  • Configuration forensic theory and practical exercises targeting the Microsoft Windows Registry.
  • Memory forensic theory and practical exercises targeting (mostly) the Microsoft Windows operating platform.
  • Basic network forensic theory and practical exercises.

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UNSW Canberra Cyber

UNSW Canberra Cyber is a unique, cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research and teaching centre, working to develop the next generation of cyber security experts and leaders.

The centre is based in Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy and provides professional, undergraduate and post graduate education in cyber security. Our air-gapped, state of the art cyber range offers a secure environment where we deliver a number of technical and highly specialised learning opportunities.

Our courses are designed to give the next generation of cyber security professionals the skill sets needed to thrive in the industry. We can also create bespoke professional education programs tailored to your organisation's needs.

Contact us at cyber@adfa.edu.au to discuss how. 


Further Information

UNSW Canberra Cyber
UNSW Canberra
E:  cyber@adfa.edu.au
W: www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/cyber

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