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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Cyber Forensics (CYB222)


Classroom: 54 hours (15 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2017 -  Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will able to: analyze data found on digital storage media that might provide evidence of wrong-doing; select and apply computer forensics tools used in data analysis, such as searching, absolute disk sector viewing and editing, recovery of files, password cracking, etc.; investigate an infected system and determine that all necessary data was collected to understand the attack method; identify and analyze the stages an ethical hacker requires to take in order to compromise a target system; analyze basic malwares – basic static and dynamic analysis; and analyze network traffic, identify common attacks like MITM, ARP Poisoning and Spoofing.


Major topics include: cyber security threats, attacks and fraud; forensics methodology; digital forensics; familiarity with network forensics; and Malware analysis. Prerequisite:  Prior knowledge of cyber concept, high technical ability, proficiency in English and creative thinking.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cyber Security, Computer Forensics, Digital Forensics, Information Technology, Introduction to Computer Science, or as a general elective (5/18) (3/21 revalidation).