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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.
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