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Computer and Cybercrime

Computer and Cybercrime

Computer-related crimes are the fastest growing category of crime. As more important documents and personal information, such as bank statements and official records, become available online, and as the nation's infrastructure becomes web-enabled, it becomes increasingly more crucial to the security of the nation to have people protecting us against cybercrime. Hackers continuously become more skillful in their crimes so companies and the government must be constantly upgrading their security systems to defend us from those threats.

The job of a cybercrime fighter can range from fighting individual identity theft to uncovering multimillion-dollar schemes aimed at big business to terrorist attacks on our country.

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs:

  • MS in Cybersecurity Management
  • BS in Cybersecurity

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There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!

Programs:

  • B.S. in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cyber Security
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security (Bridge)
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security

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Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

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Discover the Advantages of Porter and Chester . At Porter and Chester Institute, we’re serious about preparing you for career success.

Programs:

  • Cybersecurity Technology

Locations: Woburn
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Sullivan University is a private institution of higher learning dedicated to providing educational enrichment opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of its students.

Programs:

  • Computer Network Security / Forensics - AAS

Locations: Erlanger
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Established in 1901, the College of Engineering and Computer Science has built a vibrant community of leaders with a reputation for responsiveness in meeting regional, national, and global needs.

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity

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Since 1866, Davenport University has been providing students with real-world experience, giving them the edge they need to get the career they want.                                            
             

Programs:

  • Cyber Defense, BS

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100% Online & No Standardized Testing

Programs:

  • MS in Cyber Security

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At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

Programs:

  • BS in Cybersecurity
  • MS in Cybersecurity Management

Locations: Hagerstown , Lewiston , Omaha , More...
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Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.

Programs:

  • BS in Cybersecurity - Network Forensics and Intrusion Investigation
  • MS Cybersecurity - Computer Forensics
  • MS Cybersecurity - Electronic Crime
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As a criminal investigator specializing in cybercrime and computers, you may study the latest criminal trends and techniques, while trying to guess the hackers’ next moves, learn their identities, and end their hacking careers. Along with investigating cybercrimes and tracking criminals, cybercrime investigators also work with companies and other government agencies to help improve defenses against cybercriminals. With cybercriminals becoming harder to track and catch, prevention is a major part in the fight against cybercrime.

In order to secure a good job in cybersecurity, you might need to develop an immense knowledge of programming and computers. Most companies and government agencies may require at least a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, although a more specialized degree, such as in criminal justice computer information systems, may be necessary to obtain top positions in the field. With the use of computers only continuing to grow in the foreseeable future, a career fighting against cybercrime may provide a secure future. There will always be cybercriminals, and therefore, there will always need to be someone there to put an end to their criminal activities.