• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Cyber Law and White Collar Crime highlights the various computer crimes and appropriate response by first defenders and others that may encounter these types of issues. Participants learn legislations and organizational efforts to control or prevent such crimes. This course covers intellectual property law (copyright, trade secrets, unfair competition, and unfair business practices), personal jurisdiction, electronic commerce and software contracts, telecommunications, antitrust, privacy, the right to accuracy of information, the right to access to information, and the First Amendment.

Learning Objectives

The student will demonstrate an understanding of:

  • Online contracting, consumer protection/privacy and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulations about online marketing
  • Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), the Wire Fraud Act, Stolen Property Act and other miscellaneous copyrights intellectual property matters
  • Website Domain Names as assigned by ICANN, as well as the Legality of Hyperlinking, Cybersquatting, and Cyber-piracy Prevention
  • Forms of online Identity theft, to included retail sales fraud, business opportunity, investment and online auction fraud under the purview of Federal Prosecution
  • Aspects of cyber-crime and electronic evidence on the Internet to include search and seizure, evidence in legal and business proceedings and computer security and incident response
  • Miscellaneous cybercrimes like free speech, Child Protection Laws, as well as legal aspects of gambling, hate speech, and Anti-Hacking/Anti-Spyware.

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.