Computer & Digital Forensics Minor

WHY MINOR IN COMPUTER & DIGITAL FORENSICS?

Mobile phones, tablets, GPS, cameras, car management systems, security camera systems: Digital information is everywhere. This minor imparts the basic skills needed to respond to security incidents, hacking, breaches, and internal investigations as well as the ability to understand and execute data preservation orders, understand legal issues around digital data, and gain a foundational understanding of digital forensic practice.

  • Conduct digital investigations that conform to accepted professional standards and are based on the investigative process: identification, preservation, examination, analysis, and reporting.
  • Cite and adhere to the highest professional and ethical standards of conduct, including impartiality and the protection of personal privacy.
  • Apply a solid foundational grounding in computer networks, operating systems, file systems, hardware, and mobile devices to digital investigations and to the protection of computer network resources from unauthorized activity.

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