COMP8802 - Foundations on Digital Forensics and Security
Semester 1, 2014-15
This is a Graduate Course. MPhil/PhD students in the Department of Computer Science should read the Coursework Requirement.
Instructor Dr. S.M. Yiu

This course presents the foundations of information security and digital forensics. Topics include: cryptography, system security, software security, steganography and watermarking, network security including Web security, authentication systems and access control, computer forensics models, different digital forensics techniques including real-time forensics, file system forensics, network forensics and mobile forensics.


(1) CSIS0327/COMP3327 Computer and Network Security or equivalent
(2) CSIS0230/COMP3230 Principles of Operating Systems or equivalent

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Teaching Period: September 1, 2014 - November 29, 2014
Reading Week: October 13, 2014 - October 18, 2014

Date Start Time End Time Venue Remark
Tuesday 3:30pm 5:00pm JLG03


Thursday 3:30pm 5:00pm LE3  
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