Is This Program Right For You?
Interested in working in the cyber security field and/or public safety in general? The Essentials of Investigating Cybercrime program provides content that focuses on investigating cybercrime. In addition to working in the cyber security field, having an understanding and the knowledge to detect and protect against cybercrime is a skill that is needed in any agencies and organizations, as having employees know how to detect, defend, and investigate cybercrime activity, may help reduce the severity of cybercrime attacks.
This micro-credential will provide a broader understanding and knowledge of how to detect and defend against cybercrime, along with how to investigate cybercrime activity to help reduce the severity of a cybercrime attack.
The Essentials of Investigating Cybercrime program is beneficial for students looking to investigate cybercrime within the field of cyber security and public safety in general.
The micro-credential in Essentials of Investigating Cybercrime is designed to provide an understanding of the methods used to investigate cybercrime and how to protect your personal information. You will learn about encryption and steganography and how they work to hide and retrieve data. You will also learn how to apply open-source intelligence techniques to increase your ability to sift quickly and effectively through the masses of information on the Internet.
The micro-credential in Essentials of Investigating Cybercrime consists of three courses that will provide you with an understanding of cybercrime investigation basics, teach you techniques used to narrow online searches for efficiency and data integrity, and provide an understanding of encryption and steganography, how to work to hide data, and how to work to retrieve data.