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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

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

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

Online

100% Online & No Standardized Testing

Programs:

  • MS in Cyber Security

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Advance your career with Regis University College for Professional Studies.

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Information Assurance - Cybersecurity Specialization

Online
University of Delaware

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Online

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
Campus

Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York.  The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science.  All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields.

Programs:

  • MS Cybersecurity - Computer Forensics
  • Cybersecurity Technologies Certificate
  • MS Cybersecurity - Intelligence
  • And more...

Online

50 Years of Excellence In Education

Programs:

  • Cybersecurity (Associate)
  • Cybersecurity (Bachelor)

Locations: San Diego
Campus
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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.