An Interdisciplinary Approach to Forensic IT and Forensic Psychology Education

  • Clare Wilson
  • Vasilios Katos
  • Caroline Strevens
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 237)


In WISE 4, Armstrong [1] presented a multidisciplinary view in computer forensics education. The view was primarily focusing solely on the education of computer forensics students, which was indeed along the lines of multidisciplinarity. However, this view does not involve integration between the different disciplines. In this paper, the scope of the approach is extended in order to allow a two- or three-way relationship between the disciplines of Computing, Psychology and Law and thus create an interdisciplinary perspective. It is shown how the study material was integrated and developed to suit the three disciplines.


computer forensics forensic psychology expert testimony 


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© International Federation for Information Processing 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Clare Wilson
    • 1
  • Vasilios Katos
    • 2
  • Caroline Strevens
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of PortsmouthUK
  2. 2.School of ComputingUniversity of PortsmouthUK
  3. 3.Department of Accounting and LawUniversity of PortsmouthUK

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