University of Technology Sydney

65327 Web Monitoring and Investigations

6cp; 2hpw lecture, 2hpw computer lab
Requisite(s): 48436 Digital Forensics AND 65326 Digital and Cyber Crime


This subject provides students an understanding of web investigation and surveillance which are required to deal with network-based cybercrime. On completion of this subject, students have developed an understanding of detecting various network-based crimes, and learned how to collect network-based evidence for prosecution/investigation and how to monitor the network for intelligence gathering (e.g., for illicit drug). Students are also introduced to new types of network crimes arisen due to the advancement of technology (such as cloud, IoT, social media, dark web) and ways to mitigate them using network forensic science. Students develop their practical digital investigation skills through the use of computer laboratory classes. This subject enhances the basic research skills of students by encouraging them to reviewing current trends in network forensic science.

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