This online course prepares students to perform or support the role of case agent for basic cyber investigations. Students learn basic technical concepts and the legal framework that guides the conduct of cyber investigations. Major topics include an overview of cyber investigations, technical and legal fundamentals, special aspects of cyber case management (including online evidence collection) and subjects of cyber investigations.
Explain and define the scope and nature of cyber investigations
Perform the collection and analysis of evidence in cyber investigations
Prepare a subpoena and explain the legal fundamentals of cyber investigations
Explain the role of cyber forensic laboratories in investigations
Explain the different investigation methods among the military, civilians, corporate entities and other countries, and the available resources for each
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.