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Issues in Computer Crime and Cyber Security

Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: CRIM.6580;

Course Description

This course will examine the history and evolving nature of the relationship between technology, crime, and security, with a particular focus on legitimate and illegitimate Internet commerce, and cyber criminal methodologies and techniques. We will study major issues in cyber security including criminal and state-sponsored hacking; data, intellectual property, and identity theft; financial and personal data security; cyber-terrorism; tools and methods used to exploit computer networks, and strategies to protect against them; and new and emerging technologies. This course will be taught specifically for non-computer science majors, although students with computer science backgrounds are welcome for the experiences that they can bring to the class discussions.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: CSCE Graduate Restrictions
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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