This specialization is designed to meet the demand in business and industry for computer security professionals who are trained in cyber-terrorism, computer forensics and computer security. Learners will study current techniques in data preservation, identification, and extraction and will perform forensic analysis of systems using popular examination toolkits. Learners will also be exposed to common practices involved in forensic investigations and evidence handling, and will become informed in federal and state privacy, intellectual property, search and seizure, and cyber-crime laws. In conjunction the topic of cyber-terrorism will be explored in depth including material on terrorism in general and the specific targets vulnerable to hackers and terrorists. Courses will also cover appropriate computer security programs and the appropriate management of them from a law enforcement, private security, management and government perspective.
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