Cybercrime and Digital Evidence
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Convey knowledge of contemporary cybercrime activities to lay audiences.
- Apply knowledge of data sources and formats to identify potential evidence in a case related context.
- Evaluate the potential for evidence to be used in a courtroom setting.
- Critically analyse the role and credibility of an expert witness presenting digital evidence in a courtroom setting.
- Evaluate current trends in cybercrime.
- You’ll study the following topics:
- Introduction to cybercrime
- Cybercrimes and the cybercriminal
- Digital evidence
- Digital forensics
- Cybercrime investigations
- Rules of digital evidence
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No additional requirements
In this course, you'll be introduced to the numerous ways cybercriminals use information communication technologies to target computers, systems, people, and organisations in the online world. You’ll learn how digital data can provide crucial evidence to prosecute cybercrime and crimes committed in the physical world.
Explore global issues, conventions, treaties, and mutual legal assistance agreements; examine Australian laws relating to crimes against devices and against people, and apply digital forensic processes and investigation steps to various case studies.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a third-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
- Report (40%)
- Case study (60%)
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