The Digital Forensics specialization provides the necessary knowledge, and skills needed to collect, process, preserve, analyze, and present the computer-related evidence in support of criminal, fraudulent, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations. Students will use a variety of hands-on tools, with the support of well-established international methodologies employed in a variety of environments related to operating systems, file systems, networks, mobile devices, and electronic discovery of data. The idea is a continuum of thoughts within the industry stakeholders in developing expertise in digital forensic investigation, enterprise security, criminology, prevention of hostile cyber-behavior, criminal activity and breach of rules and procedures in a network-centric environment.
The mission of the program is to prepare students for a successful professional career in computer science and information technology by equipping them with knowledge and skills in latest trends and technologies of computing field. The program strives at empowering students to conduct applied research, provide innovative solutions to computing problems and lifelong learning.