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This curriculum will prepare students to enter the field of computer crime investigations and private security. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seize and recover computer evidence and aid in the prosecution of cyber criminals.
Course work in this curriculum will include a division of work in the disciplines of criminal justice and computer information systems. Additionally, students will be required to take specific cyber crime classes.
Graduates should qualify to become computer crime investigators for local or state criminal justice agencies. Also these graduates should be competent to serve as computer security specialists or consultants with private business.
Upon successful completion of the Cyber Crime Technology program, graduates should be able to:
- Identify current ethical issues in computer technology
- Use appropriate software to monitor network traffic
- Identify network vulnerabilities
- Assess various network topologies
- Use industry standard tools and procedures to recover data
- Identify methods for gathering technical evidence to be used in a criminal prosecution