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This course introduces students to the field of Cyber Crime and develops core understanding of the intelligence and analysis challenges of working in the cyber environment. Topics include defining cybercrime, technology as a target, technology as an instrument, and evolving/emerging cyber crime threats. Students develop an understanding of the digital environment, hacker subculture, cyber stalking, data theft (identity, trade secrets, etc), phishing attacks, hate crimes, credit card account thefts, malicious software and various applications.
Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.
NO CLASS: This course will be offered ONLINE for the 202130 Fall term and classes will be taught LIVE. NO CLASS: October 11th (Thanksgiving). For details on the textbook required, please check: https://www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit/buy_textbooks.asp? (FALL 2021 TERM - DTC-FSCT). For information on Forensic Science programs and courses, please visit: bcit.ca/cas/Forensics. Students who have been accepted into a Forensics program where this course is a part of the matrix may register without any further approvals. Students who are not currently accepted in a Forensics program or, if this course is NOT part of your program matrix, please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
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upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Discuss how cybercrime is on the rise.
Analyze distributed denial of service (DDoS).
Analyze criminal botnet operations.
Analyze carding crimes.
Analyze online mass-marketing fraud and ransomware.
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