• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This online course prepares students to take on or support the role of manager of a cyber investigation unit (CIU). Major topics include establishing a cyber investigation unit, budgeting and procurement, personnel selection and managing investigations. Students learn how to establish a CIU on an organizational level and direct operational policies. The course explores requirements for personnel and facilities, and the importance of training to maintain consistent lab quality.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain organizational needs specific to establishing a CIU
  • Give examples of budgetary expenditures and concerns specific to cyber investigations
  • Explain personality traits and skill sets to be considered for the recruitment and retention of CIU personnel
  • Summarize how to manage a cyber investigation

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.