Catalog 2021-2022

ITM 415 Digital Forensic & Software Security

This course explores secure software development and digital forensic analysis. For software security, we cover the most critical application security vulnerabilities and how to mitigate them. The methodologies of developing secure applications are addressed. Secure coding practices are introduced. Additionally, students learn how to conduct vulnerability scans against software as well as take precautionary steps to prevent exploitation. For digital forensics, we explore computer crime types, investigations, and evidence analysis from different devices and operating systems. Students gain experience using digital forensic tools. Understanding cyber risks facing critical national and global infrastructures is also treated.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

ITM 251 and ITM 350.

Offered

spring semester