Program Educational Objectives
- Contributing to the work force in their specialty such as but not limited to information security, network/Internet security, cyber forensics, computer forensics, or digital forensics.
- Advancing their careers via continuous learning and professional development through the attainment of professional certification, professional study and research or graduate education.
- Assuming positions of leadership within their organization.
- Contributing to economic development and society through the development, maintenance and management of computer-based information systems and information/network security systems for business, government, and other organizations.
- Demonstrate the use of various computer forensic software tools and techniques as well as follow proper legal procedures for obtaining, analyzing, and reporting digital forensic evidence.
- Properly report the findings of a cyber forensic investigation in both written form (using proper grammar, writing style, and citation) and in oral form (i.e., within the context of a trial, hearing, or deposition).
- Identify and analyze legal issues within technology, such as: on-line contracts, computer crime, fraud, privacy, defamation, hate speech, indecency, obscenity, cyber- squatting, and intellectual property.
- Demonstrate various techniques for preventing unauthorized attacks to computer networks and apply measures for minimizing the damage caused by network intruders.
Enrollment and Graduation Data
Spring Term Enrollment:
2012: 48 Students Enrolled; 1 Graduate
2013: 100 Students Enrolled; 11 Graduates
2014: 137 Students Enrolled; 22 Graduates