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Cloud computing has become a source of cyber-crime. “Cloud forensics is the application of digital forensics in cloud computing as a subset of network forensics to gather and preserve evidence in a way that is suitable for presentation in a court of law.”

Cloud forensics is a combination of the varied types of accounting forensics including:

  • Digital forensics
  • Network forensics
  • Hardware forensics

 

In cloud crime, the cloud is considered the object when the target of the crime is the cloud service provider they are directly affected by the act. It is considered the subject of the crime when the criminal act is committed within the cloud environment. It is considered the tool when it is used to plan or conduct a crime. This course will delve into the many concepts involved in cloud forensics. The course complements other courses in the series of Becoming a Forensic Accountant.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore and examine cloud crime.
  • Recognize and evaluate the technical dimensions of cloud forensics.
  • Identify and evaluate the organization dimensions of cloud forensics.
  • Explore the use of cloud forensics.
  • Identify and understand the challenges of cloud forensics.
  • Identify and understand the opportunities in cloud forensics.
  • Explore and examine available tools for cloud forensics.
Last updated/reviewed: May 19, 2022

Included In Certifications

This course is included in the following Certification Programs:

9 CoursesBecoming a Forensic Accountant Certification

  1. Introduction to Forensic Accounting
  2. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Document Review and Handwriting Analysis
  3. Forensic and Fraud Interviewing Skills and Techniques
  4. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus Digital Forensics
  5. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics - Part 1
  6. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics (Cryptology) - Part 2
  7. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics (Steganography) Part 3
  8. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Network Forensics
  9. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Cloud Forensics

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

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Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  4:06Introduction to Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Cloud Forensics
  2:41Cloud Crime
  15:53Technical Dimensions of Cloud Forensics
  5:57Organizational Dimension of Cloud Forensics
  5:30Uses of Cloud Forensics
  16:19Challenges of Cloud Forensics
  2:46Opportunities in Cloud Forensics
  13:08Tools
  3:56Summary
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  1:10:16Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Cloud Forensics
REVIEW AND TEST
  PDFSlides: Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Cloud Forensics
  PDFPreparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Cloud Forensics Glossary/ Index
SUPPORTING MATERIAL
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM