MDC6302 MISM5405 MDA5403  COMPUTER FORENSICS  CYBER SECURITY AND FORENSICS KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2016/2017
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE IN
DATA COMMUNICATIONS/MASTER OF SCIENCE INFORMATION
SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT/MASTER OF SCIENCE DATA ANALYTICS
MDC6302 MISM5405 MDA5403 COMPUTER FORENSICS & CYBER
SECURITY AND FORENSICS
DATE: AUGUST, 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE [20 MARKS]
a) Outline any six considerations that must be made before beginning a forensic
investigation 3 Marks
b) Discuss the key steps in a forensic investigation. 6 Marks
c. How is virtualization going to affect digital forensics 4 Marks
d. Explain briefly the three people involved in a cybercrime. 3 Marks
e) Describe any four technical skills required of an ethical hacker. 4 Marks
QUESTION TWO [15 MARKS]
a) Explain in detail how to conduct penetration testing of an organization’s systems. You
have to include the phases involved, the methodology and the types. 6 Marks
b) Discuss three issues in information hiding. 3 Marks
c) Discuss any two challenges of steganalysis 2 Marks
d) Discuss the best practices for forensic image analysis. 4 Marks
QUESTION THREE [15 MARKS]
a) Explain in detail how the following attacks are conducted:
(i) Mobile based social engineering using fake security applications 3 Marks
(ii) Social engineering through impersonation on social networks 3 Marks
b) With the aid of a diagram, explain how typical botnet setup works. 6 Marks
c) Discuss the mobile forensics challenges. 3 Marks
QUESTION FOUR [15 MARKS]
a) Sate any four IOCE International principles for digital evidence. 4 Marks
b) Develop a checklist for preservation of digital evidence. 6 Marks
c) Discuss the procedures used to analyze data from storage media collected. 5 Marks

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