• Computer/Cyber Crime LAW 9073

    Online OntarioLearn

    OntarioLearn description: Computer Crime encompasses a broad range of illegal activity. This course will introduce the student to the more common criminal offences in which a computer or network is the tool, target or place of the crime. Students will gain an understanding of the creation, movement and storage of digital information in an information technology infrastructure, the methodology used to obtain digital evidence and the legal requirements involved in the search and seizure of such evidence. The course will deal with the various methods utilized in the tracing of email and web site postings as well as the search and seizure of the evidence in the preparation for a criminal prosecution. On completion of the course the student will know how to recognize common computer crimes and locate the source of digital evidence. The student will also gain an understanding of the search and seizure requirements during the course of a criminal investigation involving computer crime.


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