Fall 2023 - CRIM 481 D100
Advanced Issues in Cybercrime (3)
Class Number: 6008
Delivery Method: In Person
Analysis of complex, emerging and current cyber-security threats. Discusses methods used to identify cybercrime threats and vulnerabilities, as well as the social, economic and legal implications. Insight into creating an effective defensive plan, and an understanding of future security trends and threats which are likely to develop. Students who have taken CRIM 416/417/418 under this topic in Spring 2010 may not take this course for further credit.
Quite often the discussion around cybercrime comes down to creating cyber-education campaigns to make people aware of cyber-problems and how to prevent/protect against them. “We need more educational material by government, so public is aware!”. In this course we will tackle that. In the course we will design, formulate, and implement a campaign to help increase cyber-awareness on some issues that we decide are important. During the course we will 1) identify opportunities to address gaps in the public's cyber knowledge, 2) propose and design creative ways of reaching people with cyber-safety messages/learning opportunities, 3) implement them, and 4) evaluate. This will be a very hands-on, student-driven course. We will learn on-the-fly and no previous experience with social media, or technical knowledge is assumed.
- Course Participation 30%
- Team Presentations (2 x 10%) 20%
- Weekly Summary of Activities 20%
- Individual Evaluation & Committee Work
- Self-Evaluation (10%) 10%
- Peer Evaluation (10%) 10%
- My Assessment of contribution (10%) 10%
Readings will be distributed as PDFs.
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