Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism

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About this program

A program focusing on the principles and techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media and to conduct cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activity. Includes instruction in computer boot processes and drives, jumper setting, file access and reconstruction, hacking, network systems, cryptography, programming, investigative techniques, forensic imagery, web-based investigation methods, cyberterrorism, and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

Career Opportunities

Private Detectives and Investigators

Daniel J. McBride from American Eagle Investigations
1 reviews
gather, analyze, compile, and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.
$60100
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

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conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.
$89300
No degree required
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Criminal Justice Professors

teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$74740
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


IT Analysts

1 reviews
plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
$107580
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


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