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Criminal Justice- Cybersecurity & Cybercrime

Learn all about cybercrime, the vulnerability of the internet, the different types of criminal threats, cyber fraud, theft and organized crime. Perfect for future law enforcement.

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Heather Devincent Cook, J.D.

Mrs. Devincent-Cook earned her Juris Doctorate from the New England School of Law

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Perfect for Criminal Justice degrees or careers in law enforcement, government, intelligence, and computers. Students will learn all about cyberspace, the vulnerability of the internet, the different types of criminal threats, cyber fraud, theft and organized crime.

This course provides students with an extensive overview of the world of cybersecurity. Students will learn about the history and scope of cyberspace, the vulnerability of the internet, the different types of threats, cyber fraud, theft and organized crime. There is also an emphasis on essential terminology, the malicious actors in cyberspace, government regulation, international involvement, and the future of cybersecurity.

Sample Lesson List

  • Cyber Fraud, Theft, and Organized Crime
  • The Constitution and Cyberspace
  • Hacktivists and Insurgency
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