Field of Study
The Cyber Crime Specialist certificate program is offered online to allow students the flexibility to complete their studies at times convenient to them. In this certificate students will learn about Cybercrime -the latest evolution in criminal activity as our world becomes increasingly digital. Various groups of hackers, criminals, organized crime and malicious insiders are utilizing new technologies to perpetrate criminal activity. The reliance on new technologies that make up our digital lives is also making the technology itself a target for criminals.
This program will introduce you to the new cyber landscape to understand how it can be used to facilitate criminal activity, and how the cyber landscape itself can be targeted for attack. You will explore what cyber security is, the concepts required to ensure information is protected, the types of attacks and techniques used by criminals to compromise information systems, and the tools and techniques used to prevent the various attacks.
This program will be of interest to seasoned professionals working in a wide variety of fields that wish to gain knowledge in this fast-paced and ever growing industry. Students entering the workforce or looking to differentiate themselves from the pack will also greatly benefit from the topics covered. Knowledge of cybercrime issues is applicable in various fields including law enforcement, business and technology and is a valuable personal asset, protecting yourself and family from criminal attacks.
Throughout the program you will complete a number of interactive assignments and case studies that can act as a portfolio, demonstrating your skills and knowledge in this field. Whether you are a tech savy professional or still struggle to connect to Wi-Fi, this program will bring you up to speed on the cutting edge concepts in Cybercrime.