Secure Digital Environments & Defend Cyber Threats
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This program is accredited by the Defense Cyber Crime Center.
As a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence, Stevenson’s Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics program is certified to prepare students, by the standards and needs of the federal government, to address concerns about the nation’s critical infrastructure. You will be prepared for a rewarding and challenging career in fighting and investigating worldwide cybercrime.
Upon graduating from our CDFAE-designated program, you will receive a certificate of completion from the Department of Justice that can be exchanged for Department of Defense training course credit, allowing you to start working as a recognized digital forensic practitioner immediately after graduation.
Our program is one of only 15 undergraduate programs in the nation to earn “The National Centers of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence” accreditation by Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3). This designation recognizes a school that offers rigorous degree programs in information security to produce professionals capable of defending against the increasingly complex nature of cybercrime and intrusion in both government and industry.
Graduates of the Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics program will:
- Develop a security policy for an organization that balances the organization’s mission, culture, human factors, and security requirements.
- Apply risk assessment methodologies in selecting and configuring security controls to protect information assets.
- Monitor a network infrastructure for cyber attacks.
- Mitigate the effects on a network infrastructure due to a cyber attack.
- Evaluate an end-to-end computer forensics investigation.
- Prepare a digital forensics evidence report.
Stevenson Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Connection to Career
- Central Intelligence Agency
- Defense Information Systems Agency
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- National Security Agency
- United States Cyber Command
- Department of Defense
- U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division
- United States Government
- Cyber Threat Analysis
- Cybersecurity Specialist
- Digital Data Forensic Examiner
- Forensics Support
- IT Security Specialist
The Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics program at Stevenson prepares the student to be an active participant in the country’s war on cyber warfare
Study Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics at Stevenson
|CDF 110||Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Fundamentals||3 credits|
|CDF 240||Linux System Administration||3 credits|
|CDF 251||Network Security||3 credits|
|CDF 252||Networking II||3 credits|
|CDF 261||Digital Forensics||3 credits|
|CDF 271||Intrusion and Penetration Testing||3 credits|
|CDF 281||Advanced Network Defense||3 credits|
|CDF 290||Legal Aspects of Cybersecurity||3 credits|
|CDF 391||Incident Response and Investigation||3 credits|
|CDF 392||Information Systems Forensic Internals – Auditing||3 credits|
|CDF 393||Forensic Evidence Collection Tools and Techniques||3 credits|
|CDF 475||Advanced Digital Forensics||3 credits|
|CDF 480||Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Capstone||3 credits|
|IS 140||Information Systems Architecture and Design||3 credits|
|IS 231||Network Technologies||3 credits|
|IS 232||TCP and IP Communication Protocols for Windows and UNIX||3 credits|
|IS 235||Advanced Windows Server Architecture & Administration||3 credits|
|IS 240||Programming Concepts||3 credits|
|IS 350||IS Internship||3 credits|
|IS 365||Writing for IS Applications||3 credits|
|IS 432||Network Security-Firewalls, IDS, and Counter Measures||3 credits|
|MGT 210||Business Writing||3 credits|
Complete all major requirements and take one course from ACC, FIN, INBUS, MGT, or MKT.
Explore our academic catalog for a full listing of courses, course descriptions, suggested course sequences, and more.
The discipline minor in cybersecurity requires successful completion of a minimum of six courses and 18 credits of coursework required for the cybersecurity and digital forensics major. At least four courses must have a CDF course prefix indicator.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for information security analysts is projected to be 26 percent from now through 2026.
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Our program is one of only 15 undergraduate programs in the nation to earn “The National Centers of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence” accreditation by Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).
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