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Information Technology and Administrative Management

College of Education and Professional Studies

Digital Forensics and Incident Response Minor

Digital Forensics and Incident Response Minor

As cybercrime increases, so does the job market for proficient digital forensics investigators and technicians. ITAM's newest minor teaches students the latest techniques in digital forensics and incident response along with security testing and computer system diagnostics. They will gain knowledge specific to standard computer operating systems, networks and hardware as well as security software and document-creation applications. 

Hands-on activities will:

  • Explore techniques used to investigate crimes perpetuated over the internet, in the cloud and other telecommunications networks
  • Analyze crimes such as fraud, espionage and social engineering, email scams and phishing
  • Delve into specialized areas of digital forensics including information hiding, anti-forensics and network forensics, data hiding, cryptography, and steganography
  • Help students gain insight into the motives behind white-collar crime and the enforcement strategies and techniques applied in these cases

 

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Ways to Learn

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Required Courses for the 2018-19 Catalog

IT238Introduction to Cyberwarfare4
IT336Digital Forensics4
IT351Computer Networks4
IT370The Command Line Interface and Cybersecurity4
IT436Cyberattack/Defense4
IT437Mobile and Cloud Forensics4

Total Credits: 24

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