Investigating by Computer, Second Edition

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




Computers are invaluable tools for any fraud investigation.This course provides detailed information and methods for effectively utilizing your computer, the Internet, data analysis, and public records to aid in your investigation. The supplementary files included with the course contain the documents needed to complete the practical exercises, as well as an exhaustive list of useful websites that can provide support for your next investigation.


You Will Learn How To:

Employ advanced search features of Google and Bing search engines

Use nontraditional methods for finding information on the Internet, including social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn

Find foreign corporate records online

Use data-mining tools and techniques

Identify the legal issues affecting computer investigations

Conduct the collection of digital evidence and electronic evidence discovery

Investigate with the Internet using websites, emails, newsgroups, chat rooms and screen names

Investigate using public records

Access information through computer databases and data analysis tools

Retrieve information from a target computer


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Field of study: Computer Science

Last Updated: September 2013


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