Issues in Computer Crime and Cyber Security

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Course No: CRIM.6580-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8972

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 & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: CSCE Graduate Restrictions
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  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Scott McGaunn
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Security Studies Certificate, M.A. in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration, M.S. in Security Studies: Cyber Security Concentration, M.A. in Security Studies: Industrial and Economic Security, M.S. in Security Studies: Critical Infrastructure Protection Concentration, M.A. in Security Studies: International Security Concentration

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