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FREE ONLINE COURSE

Insights into Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence:
A Basic Introduction for Non-Technicians

LECTURER

The course is written and presented by Steven David Brown

DESCRIPTION

Technology defines modern society and penetrates every aspect of our lives. It has created new avenues for criminals to exploit and, as a consequence, criminal justice professionals are required to develop their professional vocabulary, develop their skills and adopt new perspectives.

This course introduces the main themes, threats, challenges and conundrums posed by this most modern of crime phenomena and explores the main solutions designed to address them.

It’s a technical topic, but Insights into Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence explains the technology simply and in relation to every day, common experience rendering the subject more accessible for those without a technical background.

You can expect ten chapters of video content supported by exercises and quizzes that will help you check your new knowledge and understanding of the subject matter. If something is unclear, you can return and review the relevant content.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE

By completing this course participants will:

  • understand the main types and characteristics of cybercrime and how they are perpetrated and
  • learn the major technical and legal challenges involved in gathering and processing electronic evidence and how they can be addressed.