Security professionals need to understand the legal context of their work: Many laws apply to IT crimes, and botched investigations can have serious consequences. This course presents the types of offenses and their consequences under the law. Investigations of breaches must be conducted methodically and with great care.
Students examine the various types of cyber offenses and techniques for investigating them as well as ethical uses of information and computing resources in organizations.
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.