|Field of Study:||Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
|Description:||This certificate program is designed to develop the core knowledge and functional competencies required to work in the cutting-edge and rapidly evolving fields of computer security and digital forensics. The program will provide students with both the academic background and hands-on experience to effectively oversee white/black box penetration tests, analyze a system to identify vulnerabilities, manage the remediation of security weaknesses, collect digital evidence in a proper forensic manner, and recover lost data after a hardware failure. The legal environment in which computer security and digital forensics practitioners work will also be examined, and students will gain insight into the role and function of expert forensic witnesses. The program encompasses the technicalities of information security and digital forensics, investigative protocols, professional and ethical considerations for practitioners, and relevant court procedures. Graduates should be well positioned to enter into and succeed in this exciting, competitive, and high-demand field.