Faith Hogan, B.A., M.S.B.A.

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Computer Information Systems | Business & CIS


Office Hours: 45 minutes prior to class

Location: B-305

About Professor Hogan

Faith has been with the CIS Department since the fall of 2011. Her background is in Education, IT, and Computer Forensics. Faith really enjoys working with students, whether they are new to college or the adult learner coming back to school to learn something new. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors involved with officiating track and field events for USATF.

Recommended Course

CIS 276 C Computer Forensics 1

This course is designed to teach about how to locate illegal evidence on a computer and, in a  forensically sound manner, save, preserve and analyze this information.  This can be from emails, files, pictures, internet searches, etc.


Computer Forensics 1

This course will be conducted as a hybrid course. This means that this class will be conducted both face-to-face in the classroom and online. You will be expected to complete assignments both in the lab and online and turn them in via Blackboard. We will also be conducting class discussions whil away from the classroom based upon both readings and videos that will be provided.

This course will introduce students to the basic aspects of Computer Forensics.  Topics covered will include:

  • File Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Forensics acquisition/examination procedures
  • File and Registry analysis
  • Forensics Tools
  • Internet/Email examination
Course Requirements
  • Textbook:
    Bill Nelson, Amelia Phillps, Chrstopher Stuart, Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations, Fourth Edition. Course Technology, 2011
    ISBN 10:  1-435-49882-6
    ISBN 13:  978-1-435-49883-9
Distance Education


How Computer Forensics Works
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