HSM 130 - Introduction to Computer Crimes and Security

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course offers an introduction to information systems used within the national security system. A framework is provided for understanding the needs, types, capabilities and applications of management information systems. An overview of existing security information systems is presented with implications for the future requirements. This course will provide an overview of computer crime and the procedures forensic computing specialists, law enforcement investigators, and prosecutors must invoke to prosecute computer criminals successfully. Finally, the impact of science and technology upon security agencies and how information management systems will prepare for the latest challenges will also be analyzed and discussed. Cross-referenced with CJS 130. (F)