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PA 559 Seminar in Cybercrime

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none

This course is designed to provide graduate students with a broad introduction to the various types of criminal conduct associate with computers and the Internet.  Students will be exposed to techniques associated with digital forensics and will assess criminological theories of crime as they relate to digital crime and terrorism.  Additionally, students will examine a number of the national and international laws and policies related to cybercrime including the diverse steps that have been taken to increase digital security around the globe.  Familiarity with computers and the Internet will help you progress through the course, but expertise is not required nor expected.