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Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Envision your future as a guardian of cyberspace.

Students who earn a B.S. in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics will be prepared for a rewarding and challenging career in the field fighting worldwide cybercrime. As part of the program, students will be part of a quickly growing field of study with multiple opportunities to assist businesses, the government, the military, and other organizations to protect network systems.

Cybersecurity Students
  • Overview
    Bachelor of Science

    Please note: Stevenson will accept traditional undergraduate students into this program beginning Fall 2019.  

    The Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics program covers a wide range of skills, including emphasis on prevention, detection and mitigation of cyber-attacks, combined with the agility to gather digital evidence and conduct electronic crime investigations.

    Why Study Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics?

    There has been an unprecedented increase in the number of cyber-attacks and hacking incidents in the U.S. and the world in recent years. The demand for more specialists with the knowledge and expertise to combat these cyber-crimes is at an all-time high, especially with the increased use of computers on a global scale. Stevenson's Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics program prepares students to respond to the growing demand and confront these attacks with the ability to develop security policies for organizations and the skills to mitigate the effects on a network infrastructure due to a cyber-attack. Graduates will be equipped to evaluate an end-to-end computer forensics investigation and prepare a digital forensics evidence report.

     

  • Courses & Requirements

    Please note: Additional courses are being developed that will reflect the latest technology in this critical field.

    CDF 110    Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Fundamentals

    CDF 240    Linux System Administration

    CDF 251    Network Security

    CDF 252    Networking II

    CDF 261    Digital Forensics

    CDF 271    Intrusion and Penetration Testing

    CDF 281    Advanced Network Defense

    CDF 290    Risk Management, Legal Frameworks, and Compliance in Cybersecurity

    CDF 391    Incident Response and Investigation

    CDF 392    Information Systems Forensics Internals-Auditing

    CDF 393    Forensic Evidence Collection Tools and Techniques

    CDF 475    Advanced Digital Forensics

    CDF 480    Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Capstone

    IS 140    Information Systems Architecture and Design

    IS 231    Network Technologies

    IS 232    TCP and IP Communication Protocols for Windows and UNIX

    IS 235    Advanced Windows Server Architecture and Administration

    IS 240    Programming Concepts

    IS 331    CISCO TCP and IP Routing

    IS 365    Writing for IS Applications

    IS 432    Network Security-Firewalls, IDS, and Counter Measures

    MGT 210    Business Writing

    Elective    Business Elective