Division: Business, Behavioral/Social Sciences, Public and Human Services
Academic Dept: Computer Information Systems and Office Technologies
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Denise Sullivan
The Computer Security and Forensics major provides a firm foundation in the basic principles of business security. It covers the functions of hardware, operating systems, databases and networks. It is designed to integrate skills in the areas of information management, PC security, cyber-security, the proper collection and analysis of computer based evidence and protecting that evidence for courts of law.
This program prepares the student for employment in entry-level positions in information systems departments, information assurance, security firms and digital forensics.
The curriculum is designed for both the student who intends to seek full-time employment after graduation and the student who wishes to transfer to Information Assurance, Information Systems or Information Technology programs at a four-year college.