Schedule of Classes




2022 Winter: January 12 - March 29
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Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
DFC 610 Cyberspace and Cybersecurity Foundations (6)
Prerequisite: CBR 600. Gain knowledge of the foundations of cybersecurity, and apply cyber methodologies to cyber architec¬tures, services, protocols, algorithms, hardware and software components, and programming languages. Become familiar with the important role that business continuity planning, security man¬agement practices, security architecture, operations security, and physical security play in cybersecurity. Explore the impact of cyber terrorism and national security on cybersecurity. Gain hands-on, real-world experience with state-of-the-art tools and technologies in a lab-intensive environment. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: DFC 610 or CST 610.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
1150 9040 12 Jan 2022-29 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cowand, Seth A Syllabus Course Materials
DFC 610 Cyberspace and Cybersecurity Foundations (6)
Prerequisite: CBR 600. Gain knowledge of the foundations of cybersecurity, and apply cyber methodologies to cyber architec¬tures, services, protocols, algorithms, hardware and software components, and programming languages. Become familiar with the important role that business continuity planning, security man¬agement practices, security architecture, operations security, and physical security play in cybersecurity. Explore the impact of cyber terrorism and national security on cybersecurity. Gain hands-on, real-world experience with state-of-the-art tools and technologies in a lab-intensive environment. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: DFC 610 or CST 610.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
1194 9041 12 Jan 2022-29 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nance, Michael Syllabus Course Materials
DFC 610 Cyberspace and Cybersecurity Foundations (6)
Prerequisite: CBR 600. Gain knowledge of the foundations of cybersecurity, and apply cyber methodologies to cyber architec¬tures, services, protocols, algorithms, hardware and software components, and programming languages. Become familiar with the important role that business continuity planning, security man¬agement practices, security architecture, operations security, and physical security play in cybersecurity. Explore the impact of cyber terrorism and national security on cybersecurity. Gain hands-on, real-world experience with state-of-the-art tools and technologies in a lab-intensive environment. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: DFC 610 or CST 610.
UPDATE: Given the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in Maryland and the rapid spread of the Omicron variant globally, and with the health and safety of our community foremost in mind, we will conduct our stateside hybrid courses that begin January 12, 2022, in an online format via Zoom. Faculty will hold Zoom teleconference sessions during times originally scheduled for face-to-face class sessions; look for instructions from your assigned faculty. A decision will be made in the new year about the instruction format for later course start dates.
1372 7611 12 Jan 2022-29 Mar 2022 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Swart, James Melvin Syllabus Course Materials
DFC 610 Cyberspace and Cybersecurity Foundations (6)
Prerequisite: CBR 600. Gain knowledge of the foundations of cybersecurity, and apply cyber methodologies to cyber architec¬tures, services, protocols, algorithms, hardware and software components, and programming languages. Become familiar with the important role that business continuity planning, security man¬agement practices, security architecture, operations security, and physical security play in cybersecurity. Explore the impact of cyber terrorism and national security on cybersecurity. Gain hands-on, real-world experience with state-of-the-art tools and technologies in a lab-intensive environment. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: DFC 610 or CST 610.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
1446 9042 12 Jan 2022-29 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Craft, Mercer P. Syllabus Course Materials
DFC 620 Digital Forensics Technology and Practices (6)
Prerequisite: DFC 610. Gain proficiency with the tools and technologies commonly used in forensic examinations and utilize best practices. Explore procedures for securing and validating evidence, including digital media and physical memory, as well as recovering artifacts and analyzing, reporting, and presenting results in both criminal and civil situations. Gain experience with mobile forensic analysis. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CST 640 or DFC 620.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
1141 9040 12 Jan 2022-29 Mar 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Heller, Todd Michael Syllabus Course Materials
DFC 620 Digital Forensics Technology and Practices (6)
Prerequisite: DFC 610. Gain proficiency with the tools and technologies commonly used in forensic examinations and utilize best practices. Explore procedures for securing and validating evidence, including digital media and physical memory, as well as recovering artifacts and analyzing, reporting, and presenting results in both criminal and civil situations. Gain experience with mobile forensic analysis. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CST 640 or DFC 620.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
1234 9041 12 Jan 2022-29 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hughes, Christopher M Syllabus Course Materials
DFC 630 Digital Forensic Response and Analysis (6)
Prerequisite: DFC 620. Utilize tools and techniques in digital forensic investigations involving workstation and mobile platforms. Practice forensic artifact reconstruction and recovery from the file systems of different operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Macintosh.
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1142 9040 12 Jan 2022-29 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Gogolin, Greg E Syllabus Course Materials
DFC 640 Advanced Forensics (6)
Prerequisite: DFC 630. Assume the role of a digital forensics professional. Collect and preserve network, server, and cloud-based evidence, and apply analysis techniques. Solve technical challenges such as evidentiary volume and encryption, as well as nontechnical challenges such as jurisdiction and distance in situation-based response scenarios and activities.
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1145 9040 12 Jan 2022-29 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Garuba, Moses Syllabus Course Materials
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