Cyber Forensics Technology

Program Overview

Cyber Forensics Technology is a field that covers topics related to:

  • Digital Forensics Investigations
  • Electronic Discovery Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Information Governance
  • Cyber Security

This program will help you develop a unique set of Cyber Forensics skills and abilities such as: Monitor an organization’s networks for security breaches and investigate a violation when one occurs; Install and use software, such as firewalls and data encryption programs, to protect sensitive information; Prepare reports that document security breaches and the extent of the damage caused by the breaches; Conduct penetration testing, which is when analysts simulate attacks to look for vulnerabilities in their systems; Research the latest information technology (IT) security trends; Develop security standards and best practices for their organization; Recommend security enhancements to management or senior IT staff. Work roles that graduates of this program are prepared for include: Digital Forensics Investigations Associate, Threat Intelligence Analyst, Cyber Forensics Examiner, Cyber Crime Analyst.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires college placement test scores and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum Required Age of 16.

Next Generation ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading 236, Writing 249, Quantitative Skills and Reasoning 245

ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 64, Sentence Skills 70, Elementary Algebra 57

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 79, Writing 62, Mathematics 37