Carnegie Mellon University

Center for Informed Democracy & Social - cybersecurity (IDeaS)

CMU's center for disinformation, hate speech and extremism online

IDeaS Center for Informed Democracy & Social-cybersecurity

14823  Network Forensics
Units: 12.0
Instructors: Somlo, Gabriel; Welle, Adam
Schedule: R 4:40PM-7:30PM  INI DEC


This course introduces concepts and techniques essential for studying network based evidence applicable to legal investigations. Students will become familiar with a wide range of networking devices, techniques for capturing and analyzing network data, and with the practice of solid forensic methodologies to prepare and protect network based digital evidence. Students will be required to bring their laptops to each class, as they will need to access exercise materials online, use virtual machines in a hypervisor, and answer online quizzes.