• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course teaches students everything from the basics of how a computer works to how and why criminals can use the internet and other networks to commit crimes. There's discussion of numerous topics, including hardware, software, networking, cyber fraud, cyber terrorism, cyber war, cyber sex crimes, digital forensics, password cracking, and more.

Learning Objectives

Students will learn basic concepts surrounding cybercrime, how it's done, why criminals do it, and what kinds of cybercrimes are possible

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.