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Official Title of Major: Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Digital Forensics, A.A.S.
Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.
Total Credit Hours: a minimum of 61
About the Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics Department
Purpose: Provides training in computer security disciplines with three specific focus areas: security, digital forensics and networking. These degrees prepare students for entry level positions in information assurance and cybersecurity.
Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Digital Forensics: The program emphasizes the proper handling of digital evidence; tools and techniques utilized in forensics analysis, importance of proper documentation and report generation; and the laws and ethics governing evidence handling. The program fully maps to the eight knowledge domains currently specified by the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and fully prepares students for the Magnet Certified Forensic Examiner (MCFE) exam. Upon completion of the Digital Forensics area of concentration degree, students are eligible for DoD/DC3 National Centers of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence program certificates.
Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/): Dawn Ryan
Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.
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