Selected Topics of Digital Forensics I - 2022S (194.065)

We will hold our lecture Selected Topics of Digital Forensics I (194.065) for different master studies of information science in 2022S. Current information regarding the lecture is also available via RSS feed. Get more information on the lecture in (external link)TISS.

Selected Topics of Digital Forensics I is a lecture with exercises which imparts selected topics of digital forensics. Based on forensic and legal fundamentals, different fields of application and methods of digital forensic are introduced and discussed. In order to demonstrate the applicability and challenges of digital forensics in the field, external guest lecturers from industry are invited. In the exercises, which are largely accomplished in teams, students extend and deepen knowledge of the lecture.

Graduates of the course have a fundamental understanding of digital forensics, know critical aspects of it and have an insight in the applicability of digital forensics.

As a prerequisite to participate in the lecture you should know the content of our lecture Introduction to Security as well as Security for Systems Engineering.

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The (external link)registration is in TISS until March 31, 2022.

Distance Learning

We will have workshops and discussions held remotely via INSO Jitsi. The link/password for the first lecture is available via (external link)TISS news, link/password for subsequent lectures can be found in tuwel.

Furthermore, lab exercises and team presentations will be part of the course, more information can be found in tuwel.

There will be no written exam for this course.


Only the dates which are presented subsequently are authoritative. Please note that these can change exceptionally.

Lectures will be held online during 4:45pm and 6:15pm, please see link in tuwel (first lecture announced in TISS). The planned dates/times for the lectures/exam/inspection are:


If you have questions regarding the exercises please contact us.

Note: Our exercises (lab0, lab1) traditionally start at 11.55pm if not stated otherwise.


S1 <= 200
U2 < 176
B3 < 151
G4 < 126
N5 < 102

Please note that you can finish the lecture positively only if you are positive in the lecture (presentations, see preliminary discussion) as well as exercise parts, i.e., you have more than 50 points for the lecture and more than 50 points for the exercises.

Note: Sometimes, your grade is not displayed correctly in tuwel. Therefore, please always compare your grading with our grading table above.


If you have questions which are also relevant for other students please use the tuwel forum which will be available at the beginning of the term. It is recommended to subscribe to it. For specific questions please write us an e-mail or visit us during our office hours.

Note on forums: We only answer questions in the TUWEL forum which we provide. Other forums are not actively monitored by us.

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