2021-2022 Catalog 
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2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cyber Crime and Digital Forensics Certificate

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Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 50325

The Cyber Crime and Digital Forensics Certificate will prepare students to enter the field of computer crime investigations.  Students completing this certificate will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seize and recover computer evidence and aid in the prosecution of cyber criminals.  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 within private businesses.

Upon successful completion of the Cyber Crime and Digital Forensics certificate, graduates should be able to:

  • Identify current ethical issues in computer technology
  • Identify technology trends within cyber crime
  • Create strategic plans to enhance network security
  • Identify emerging technologies within cyber crime
  • Use industry standard tools and procedures to recover data
  • Identify methods for gathering technical evidence to be used in criminal prosecution

Total Credits: 13

Total credits required for certificate: 13

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