The purpose of this course is to present a broad overview of cybercrime and cybercriminal issues, including a basic understanding of computer technology, the history of computer crime, types of computer crime, legal aspects of cybercrime, defenses against cybercrime, investigatory techniques, digital forensics, and possible future areas of concern.
During this course, students will learn how to identify cyber attacks, distinguish between different types of attacks, and how to protect themselves from attack.
In addition, they will learn how cybercrime evolved from the early use of phone systems to personal computers to the internet, and how modern cybercrime is evolving to include personal digital products such as mp3 players and cell phones.
Who this course is for:
- Beginning cyber students
- Investigators and law enforcement
- Computer users who wish to protect themselves
- Anyone interested in Cybercrime or Cybersecurity and looking for a place to get started