Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) Minor or Certificate

About the Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) Minor or Certificate

At the intersection of technology, security, and justice, our Digital Forensics and Incident Response program stands as a beacon of innovation and practical learning. Rooted in the critical disciplines of cybersecurity and information technology, you will delve into key topics such as data recovery, network forensics, incident management, and cyber laws. We're not just preparing you for the next exam or the next class. We're preparing you for the challenges and opportunities that await in the real world. Our faculty, resources, and network are all dedicated to one purpose: your future.

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Why Study Digital Forensics and Incident Response at CWU?

The classes in our Digital Forensics and Incident Response program are designed in line with industry standards and are routinely updated to reflect the evolving trends in the cybersecurity landscape.

This ensures you acquire relevant and in-demand skills needed to excel in the field. Our department’s strong ties to the tech industry provide you with opportunities for internships, networking, and eventually job placements in top-tier companies.

“Every organization today needs cybersecurity professionals,” -Professor Robert Lupton

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.

Minor or Certificate?

Ultimately, the decision between a minor and a certificate depends on your goals. Minors are often chosen to enhance a major. Certificates, on the other hand, tend to have a more practical orientation that is directly applicable to the job market or industry demands. Connect with Academic Advising to make an informed decision.

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