Uncover, Analyze and Prepare Digital Evidence for Legal Investigations
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As technology changes rapidly and cybercrimes become more sophisticated, threats to the security of company and personal information have intensified. As a result, the need for digital forensics investigations that are conducted legally and thoroughly has never been greater, and people trained in these skills are in high demand.
In this three-course certificate program, you’ll learn the specialized skills required to recover, preserve and evaluate digital forensic evidence in support of civil, criminal and internal investigations. You’ll examine real-world case studies and gain the latest knowledge regarding the legal and technical sides of this rapidly evolving science. Break into this intriguing field or accelerate your current career with this comprehensive program.
IT professionals and legal professionals who work regularly with digital evidence and recovery.
Applicants must have:
If you're not a native English speaker, you’ll need to have at least basic English language skills to enroll. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements.
To enroll, international students must have a visa that permits study in the United States. This program does not enable students to obtain or maintain F-1 visa status. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.
Students must have access to a computer, and we recommend a high-speed Internet connection. Because coursework uses Windows-based operating systems, students should have access to a Windows-based computer for homework and hands-on practice outside of class.
You earn the certificate by regularly attending class and successfully completing all required courses. For more information, see Completing Your Program.
If you’re thinking about heading back to school, you’re probably also wondering how you’ll pay for it. To help you figure that out, we’ve put together a list of ways to help fund your education.
Receive a thorough technical review of information security issues. Investigate different types of attacks and learn how to apply protective measures to all aspects of a company’s IT operations.
Develop your ability to do investigative work as you learn about the legal system and study techniques for carrying out criminal and civil investigations.