Pathway in Forensic Computing (FORC)

FORC (Pathway in Forensic Computing) is a project funded by the European Commission under the ERASMUS+ programme. The project, lead by University of Cagliari - PRA Lab, involves 8 partners from Europe (UK, Ireland), Palestine and Jordan, aims to improve the level of competences and skills of the partner universities in Palestine and Jordan by enabling them to develop sustainable integrated curricula in Forensic Computing, across the domains of Law and technology. The specific objectives of the project are:
  • To update the bachelor programs by defining the structure of the new Forensic Computing Pathway, which recognized by all consortium partners.
  • To develop, validate and implement a set of courses 8 courses, on emerging areas of Forensic Computing that address the following: Digital Investigation, Issues in Criminal Justice, Digital Forensics, Ethical Hacking, Digital Evidence.
  • To develop 4 case studies in Forensic Computing using student-centred adaptive elearning contemporary education methodology, which focused on computer crime and computer Investigation.
  • To improve the level of competencies and skills of staff in partner country universities by (i) training visits for staff to EU partners to develop Forensic Computing expertise in curriculum development and innovative learning, and (ii) providing research collaboration opportunities with EU staff through joint- supervision of students' projects.
  • Additionally, to create opportunities of collaboration between academia and industry in Forensic Computing field.
  • To establish Forensic Computing laboratories at partner countries universities, which will be used for teaching and research.
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Research areas: Computer Security


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