Computers have become very important in forensic crime investigations, as they have in all other walks of life. Computers, and digital storage devices, can become involved in virtually every type of crime. This course teaches the identification, acquisition, preservation and analysis of digital data. Today, the typical PC is only part of an investigation that can include digital cameras, cell phones, iPads, and flash drives. Data recovered from deleted files may make a major contribution to the solution of a criminal investigation.