Investigating by Computer, Second Edition

Investigating by Computer 2012  CPE Credit: 20
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None




Investigating by Computer, Second Edition will help you turn your computer into the most powerful investigative tool you own. Along with basic computer skills, this course can be used as a guide to every aspect of digital investigations.


You Will Learn How To:

Recognize the numerous ways to investigate with the Internet using websites, emails, social networking sites, newsgroups, chatrooms and other valuable sources

Recall the types of information that can be obtained from public and nonpublic records, commercial databases, the Internet and other valuable sources

Recognize the various means through which public records can be obtained from online sources and how they can be helpful in fraud investigations

Distinguish between the different means to access and analyze information using data analysis tools and techniques

Choose the appropriate data analysis tools and techniques for a particular investigation

Recognize where to look for information that is created, stored and disseminated electronically

Distinguish major legal issues concerning computer and Internet fraud investigations


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Field of study: Information Technology

Last Updated: August 2017


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