ECE 570

Computer Forensics Methodologies

Units: 1.5

Formerly: ELEC 570

Digital forensics notions and techniques used in the investigation of cybercrimes. Legal awareness of computer security and forensics, evidentiary process techniques, computer forensics methodologies with an emphasis on computer incident response and Information Technology (IT) systems' protection. Ethics, rules of evidence, effective communications, search and seizure relative to privacy legislation. Threats, how they can be detected, and controls to reduce the likelihood of their occurrence.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECE 570, ELEC 570.


Graduate course in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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