Cyber Security & Forensic ScienceCyber Security & Forensic Science
Computers are ubiquitous in our daily lives; since sectors ranging from communications to banking rely on them, the demand for improved computer security has never been stronger. This course focuses on two areas of cyber security: risk analysis and mitigation, as well as how to extract and use digital information from a variety of systems and devices. The course is designed such that all students complete the same beginning material before deciding whether to specialize in Cyber Security or Digital Forensics.
Students completing the course will gain a grasp of the nature of computer security concerns as well as the types of information kept on digital devices (and how it can be taken from them). They will benefit from a wide range of cutting-edge technologies and resources.The course examines a number of tools accessible on the open market, as well as the use of forensic tools to retrieve data from electronic sources. It will also cover professional and ethical concerns in computer security and forensics, as well as the development of professional competences such as report writing and evidence presentation in court.
After finishing Cyber Security and Forensics, you will have the skills needed for professional IT roles geared at securing our digital future.
Among the career opportunities are:
Network and Security Specialist
IT Security and Risk
Cyber Security Analyst
Cyber Forensic Investigator.