Oct 03, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

CRJU-266 Computer Crime and Cyber Law

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016)
This course introduces students to the investigation and prosecution of computer-related crime. It explores cyber offenses including identity theft identity fraud cyber terrorism organized crime exploitation of children and other criminal acts. Course topics also include international federal and Michigan cyber crime laws searching and seizing computer related evidence processing evidence report writing forensic terminology and evaluation. Students will learn how to detect computer crimes and conduct cyber crime investigations. Recommended Internet knowledge and basic computer skills.

Course Outcomes
1. Recognize computer crime and how it relates to society 2. Identify the elements of cybercrime activity 3. Conduct rudimentary criminal investigation of computer media, digital and documentary evidence to gather evidence of computer crimes 4. Identify various methods used to ethically detect and investigate cybercrimes 5. Summarize current laws as they pertain to cybercrimes and understand the global reach of cybercrime and other intentional legal concerns 6. Understand the application of the 1st and 4th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution to cybercrime investigations