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    Sep 27, 2022  
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CJ 2052 - Introduction to Cybercrime, Cyberterrorism, and Cyberwar for Criminal Justice Professionals

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

Computers play an ever-increasing role in unlawful activity. Computers may be the targets of crime or the tools of crime. Additionally, computers may be the targets or tools of terrorism and war. This non-technical course will provide an introduction to several types of cybercrime, including computer trespass (hacking), cyberbullying, revenge pornography, cybermurder, and related crimes and torts. The course will also compare cybercrime with traditional crime and will explore how traditional legal principles apply in cyberspace with a focus on venue, extradition, the Fourth Amendment, and the Fifth Amendment. Finally, the course will introduce a framework for understanding concepts of cyberterrorism and cyberwar.



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