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CSI 240W - Digital Investigations

Credits: 3
Examines how to effectively use the Internet as an Open Source Investigation and Research tool. Conducts effective online investigations and efficiently generates intelligence by utilizing valuable open sources.

Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Configure browsers to ensure privacy and security during the investigative process.
  2. Identify methods to maintain anonymity while navigating.
  3. Conduct advanced searches through different search engines or methodologies.
  4. Utilize investigative methods to exploit major social media platforms for intelligence gathering.
  5. Identify methods to uncover clues from emails, telephone numbers or user names.
  6. Apply basic knowledge of the Dark Web.
  7. Demonstrate how to investigate websites or IP addresses.

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