BOOST YOUR SKILLS

Your online computer security and forensics degree will teach you how to:

  • Work in criminal justice computer forensics, focusing on firewall security, database maintenance, and security management
  • Find, gather, and read data stored on digital media using a variety of methods
  • Understand the causes of crime and its effect on society
  • Comprehend how the different arms of the U.S. criminal justice system (police, courts and corrections) work together at the federal, state and local levels
  • Apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of criminal justice situations; discussions of relevant ethical issues are included in every criminal justice course
  • Build leadership skills that can help you stand out and advance in your career
  • Identify the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in fighting crime
  • Communicate effectively, share information, persuade others, and manage conflicts
  • Think critically, to effectively investigate crimes, enforce laws, and implement corrections

AT-A-GLANCE

Summer Classes Start:

July 1

Courses to Complete:

40

Cost Per Course:

$1,465

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ONLINE BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SECURITY & FORENSICS COURSES

  • CIS 175 - Introduction to Networking

    Discover the fundamentals of networking technology. Focus on networking protocols, topologies, hardware and operating systems. Topics include data communications, telecommunications, infrastructure security, inter/internetworking and the application of networking to multimedia, information storage and distribution.

  • CIS 333 - Networking Security Fundamentals

    Study computer information system security principles, challenges, vulnerabilities and countermeasure strategies. Topics include definition of security terms, concepts, elements, and goals. Explore industry standards and practices that focus on the availability, integrity and confidentiality aspects of information systems security.

  • CIS 417 - Computer Forensics

    Explore system forensics investigation and response. Topics include procedures for investigating computer and cyber-crime; computer forensics tools, techniques and methods used to perform computer investigations; and concepts for collecting, analyzing, recovering and preserving digital forensic evidence.

  • CIS 438 - Information Security Legal Issues

    Students can take either CIS 438 OR 462

    Explore the area where law and information security concerns intersect. Students will be presented with fundamental security and privacy concepts, recent U.S. laws that address information technology management in terms of security and privacy, and security and privacy for organizations. Topics also include issues related to governance, risk analysis, incidence response and contingency planning.

  • SEC 405 - Computer Crime Investigation

    Explore and identify various computer crimes and their associated criminal investigations. Students will be introduced to the field of computer crime, computer forensics, litigation related to computer crime, computer crimes that affect individuals and techniques that cyber criminals use to infiltrate computer systems.

STAND UP TO A NEW GENERATION OF CRIMINALS

The Federal Bureau of Investigations and   Interpol agree: cybercrime is a fast-growing and dangerous threat to law and order.

With an online computer security and forensics degree from Strayer University, you will be prepared to play a crucial role in the future of digital law enforcement and criminal justice.

Strayer University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice concentration in computer security and forensics gives you a chance to dig into the intricacies of cybercrime, including the methods criminals use to exploit data repositories, communication infrastructure, and digital communication networks.

You’ll learn how to identify network vulnerabilities and develop countermeasure strategies to prevent information and data breaches. You will discover how to leverage data to support a criminal investigation using computer forensics, focusing on collecting, analyzing, and preserving digital evidence.

The intersection between criminal justice and information security is the future of law enforcement. Get ahead of the curve with an online computer security and forensics degree from Strayer.

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EXPAND YOUR OPTIONS

Each Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice concentration can provide you with skills you’ll be able to apply immediately. You may want to explore these other Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice concentrations.

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