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Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University

College of Arts and Sciences, Computer Science  College of Education & Human Development, School of Educational Foundations, Leadership & Policy

NIST Standards Services Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program Awardee (2017)

Incorporating Standards Education into the Digital Forensics Curriculum

To support the incorporation of standards into the digital forensics curriculum at Bowling Green State University.  Students will explore the theoretical aspects of Digital Forensics, and through a series of well-designed laboratory exercises, will use digital forensics tool-testing software in a number of hands-on activities that will illustrate the importance of employing standardized methods to the integrity of test results. A capstone seminar will report on conclusions.

Presentation: Incorporating Standards Education into the Digital Forensics Curriculum, December 2019

Article: Experience of Incorporating NIST Standards in a Digital Forensics Curricula 

Final Report: Incorporating Standards Education into Digital Forensics Curricula

The contacts for this award are Yan Wu, yanwu [at] (yanwu[at]bgsu[dot]edu); Sankardas Roy, sanroy [at] (sanroy[at]bgsu[dot]edu); and Kristina LaVenia, klaveni [at] (klaveni[at]bgsu[dot]edu)


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This work was performed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Institute of Standards and Technology or the U.S. Department of Commerce.



  • NIST Standards Coordination Office Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program
Created October 18, 2018, Updated May 2, 2024