This online course prepares students to take on or support the role of manager of a cyber investigation unit (CIU). Major topics include establishing a cyber investigation unit, budgeting and procurement, personnel selection and managing investigations. Students learn how to establish a CIU on an organizational level and direct operational policies. The course explores requirements for personnel and facilities, and the importance of training to maintain consistent lab quality.
Explain organizational needs specific to establishing a CIU
Give examples of budgetary expenditures and concerns specific to cyber investigations
Explain personality traits and skill sets to be considered for the recruitment and retention of CIU personnel
Summarize how to manage a cyber investigation
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.