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    Explore the Emerging Field of Cybercrime and Homeland Security

    The University of Scranton offers a bachelor’s degree in cybercrime and homeland security. Students can gain hands-on experience with digital forensics tools that are used by professionals in the field through the University’s new cyber-forensics and cyber security lab housed in Scranton’s Center for the Analysis and Prevention of Crime.
    February 9, 2022
    By: Alison D’Mello ’22, student correspondent

    As technology continues to advance, so does cyber-related crime. Homeland security, private business and individual security are among places that need individuals trained to investigate these cyber offenses. Career paths in this growing field include computer forensic investigator, cyber threat intelligence analyst, law enforcement agent, military officer or legislative assistant.

    The University of Scranton offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Cybercrime and Homeland Security. Housed in the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Criminology, this degree is designed to give students a comprehensive introduction to the evolving world of cybercrime law and the tools used to enforce it.

    As part of Scranton’s Center for the Analysis and Prevention of Crime, the University’s new cyber-forensics and cyber security lab, students can gain vital hands-on experience with digital forensics tools that are used by professionals in the field.

    Some key topics covered in this program’s curriculum include cyber intelligence, digital forensics investigation, ethical hacking and terrorism and homeland security.

    Scranton’s Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Criminology is one of just a handful of undergraduate criminal justice programs in the United States that has been certified by the Academy of Criminal Justice in the last 10 years.

    Alison D’Mello ’22, East Brunswick, New Jersey, is a social media strategies major at The University of Scranton.
    Alison D’Mello ’22, East Brunswick, New Jersey, is a social media strategies major at The University of Scranton.
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