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2023-2024 Catalog 
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CJS 206 - Cybercrime

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Focus on technology-based crimes. Explore cyber offenses including information warfare, cyber terrorism, information theft, data corruption and disruption of service. Discuss computing devices as instruments furthering exploitation of children, organized crime and other criminal acts. Identify vulnerabilities within national and private infrastructures, assess risks and structure security measures.

Note: Typically offered at MC and OL; all terms.

Course Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Apply key concepts from cases and statutes to resolving cybercrime issues..

2. Resolve cybercrime jurisdictional questions involving law enforcement and state/federal court systems.

3. Identify risks cyber criminals and cyber terrorists pose to the nation’s infrastructure.

4. Describe the necessary partnerships between private citizens, private organizations and government necessary to combat cybercrime.

5. Identify crimes involving the use of computer technology.

6. Identify crimes in which data theft and system and data destruction is targeted.

7. Analyze application of statutory and common law to technology-based crimes.

8. Conduct risk analysis of computer systems and infrastructure.