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School of Continuing Studies

XCPD-561 Advanced Forensic Techniques

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Course Details

This class will concentrate on advanced tools used to detect fraud. The emphasis will be on computer assisted forensic techniques. Statistical techniques, data quality/integrity, and computer recovery methodologies will be reviewed.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course, a successful student will be able to

  • Explain the complexities of finding fraud in a computer-based environment.
  • Describe the six activities of a computer forensic expert.
  • Be able to provide instructional guidance on methods for conducting a data examination on a financial system (i.e., to have executable knowledge to lead an data examination).
  • Describe the storage structure of relational databases (table/file, field, record).
  • List and explain the five types of legal evidence.
  • Describe the chain of custody and best evidence rule.
  • Describe the five differences between Computer Assurance and Crime Scene Investigation.
  • Explain the difference in processes for computer recovery and data quality integrity.
  • Define manual controls and automated/computer controls.

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