• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course covers the history, risks and legality of cryptocurrency as well as discusses what cryptocurrency items can be seized by law enforcement.

Learning Objectives

  • Define cryptocurrency and compare it to traditional currency
  • Describe the history of cryptocurrency
  • State the elements of a cryptocurrency transaction and their roles
  • Describe safety measures taken to protect cryptocurrency
  • Identify items that serve as wallets for cryptocurrency and could be seized by law enforcement
  • Evaluate apps and websites that could be linked to cryptocurrency
  • Compare degrees of anonymity of various cryptocurrencies
  • Compare legal and illegal uses of cryptocurrency
  • Evaluate the legality of different cryptocurrency scenarios
  • Identify notable cases of illegal uses of cryptocurrency found in recent headlines

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.