Digital Forensics and Incident Response, Certificate of Achievement
Banner Code: 3_CN_DIF
Control Number: 39971
Not Financial Aid Eligible
This program provides students with a solid foundation in the specialized area of cyber investigations techniques in the field of cybersecurity. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level cyber jobs or advancement into mid-level cyber careers, such as Cyber Crime Analyst, Cyber Incident Analyst, Cyber Incident Responder, Digital Forensics Examiner, Digital Forensics Technician, and Vulnerability Analyst. Topics covered include planning and scoping a cyber incident, domestic and international cyber laws, cyber ethics, chain of custody, incident detection and analysis, anti-forensic techniques, timeline analysis, incident containment, eradication, recovery, report preparation, and expert testimony. The program includes hands-on and technical writing assignments to help students develop their skills for the cybersecurity workforce.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program students will be able to:
- Evaluate and communicate the human role in security systems with an emphasis on ethics, social engineering vulnerabilities, and training.
- Assess security risks and identify methods to minimize their threat and/or impact.
- Demonstrate the ability to locate technical resources to resolve security-related issues with networking hardware and software.
- Apply risk management concepts to develop policies and procedures following security best practices.
Review Graduation Requirements.
|Complete the following:
|Introduction to Cybersecurity
|Computer Networking Principles (Network+)
|Contemporary Operating Systems (Server+)
|Introduction to Python Programming
|Introduction to Digital Forensics
|Introduction to Incident Response
|Cybercrime and CSIRT Coordination
|Intermediate Digital Forensics
|Intermediate Incident Response
|Units Required for Major