In addition to the exercises, other assessment tools used in this Module are review questions and homework assignments.
The questions can also be used to promote class discussions during the lecture.
Students can be assigned one or more of the following assignments to be completed before class as either a written homework assignment (one to three pages long) and/or be part of the class discussion:
The working hypothesis of a criminal case is that the suspect possesses child sexual abuse material. What type of analysis (or analyses) would you perform to provide sufficient evidence of criminal intent to possess child sexual abuse material?
Randomly assign students to a group. Randomly assign each group a country. Instruct the students to conduct research on digital forensics laboratories in their country. Students should come prepared to discuss the answers to the below questions in class.
Codes of ethics for digital forensics practitioners can be found in certain digital forensics professional associations and/or licensing/certification organizations, as well as government agencies that conduct cybercrime investigations and/or digital forensics. Student should identify a professional association, licensing/certification organization, or government agency involved in cybercrime investigations and/or digital forensics andcome prepared to discuss the answers to the below questions in class.
Write a three- to four-page paper on the ethical considerations in cybercrime investigations in your country. Your paper must have a minimum of five scholarly sources (not those assigned for core reading); for example, periodical and journal articles and scholarly books.
[*Note: This paper requires independent research]
SQLite is a popular database which is easy to use. Moreover, SQLite is a default database (DB) for data in Android devices, so it is very important to know how to analyse it for mobile digital forensics.