BCJ 545 Computer Crime
3 Semester Units
Computer crime surveys the nature and characteristics of the many dimensions of digital crime and digital terrorism, terms which have emerged and grown rapidly since the World Wide Web has become the basis for global information, business, and government transactions.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Analyze the current issues, trends, and problems in digital crime and digital terrorism.
- Distinguish between computer crime, criminal hacking, and noncriminal hacking.
- Examine the evolution of digital crime from rogue individuals to sophisticated criminal organizations engaged in the illegal activity.
- Evaluate how computer technologies and the increasing use of the Internet have affected identity and fraud crimes.