Digital Forensics Students Gain Real-World Insights from CCL Solutions Group Experts

Birmingham City University's Digital Forensics students recently benefitted from the expertise of CCL Solutions Group through the CMP6186 Mobile Device Forensics module. Over 12 weeks, eight CCL staff members provided hands-on, interactive instruction, bridging the gap between academia and industry.

Birmingham City University's BSc Digital Forensics students recently had the unique opportunity to learn from industry leaders through the CMP6186 Mobile Device Forensics module, delivered by CCL Solutions Group. Over 12 weeks, eight CCL staff members provided hands-on, interactive instruction, bringing real-world expertise into the classroom.

The module focused on the forensic analysis of data from mobile devices using industry-standard tools, offering students invaluable practical experience.

Richard Walker, Operations Manager at CCL, praised the collaboration: "BCU gave us great freedom to share as much real-world experience as possible to enable the students’ learning."

Students found the experience immensely beneficial. Alexander Hardy noted: "Having industry professionals who work on real cases with the newest technologies gave us a real insight into carrying out digital forensics investigations."

Archie Hayward appreciated the practical learning approach: "I really enjoyed the guest lectures from the professionals at CCL Group. They were informative, interesting, and up-to-date."

David Danso highlighted the unique value: "It introduced me to the world of digital forensics in a way that traditional classroom teaching simply couldn't."

Course Leader Shahid Shabbir emphasised the importance of industry involvement: "Incorporating industry-focused assessments ensures students are better prepared for the demands of their future careers in the digital forensics field."

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The collaboration also featured a closing talk at the Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Industry Day, part of BCU’s Innovation Fest, where industry experts shared insights and career opportunities.

This partnership between BCU and CCL Solutions Group has significantly enriched the student's educational experience, preparing them for successful careers in digital forensics.

For more information about CCL Solutions Group, visit their website.

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