Summer 2023 - CRIM 380 OL01
Introduction to Cybercrime (3)
Class Number: 3589
Delivery Method: Online
Explores legal, technical and social issues in cybercrime. Discusses the nature of cybercrime, with specific examples, and methods of regulation in Canada and worldwide. Addresses origins and extent of cybercrime, responses from the legal system and consideration of the wider effects for society. Students with credit for CRIM 318 under this topic (Fall 2009 or Spring 2010) may not take this course for further credit.
This course explores how an interconnected world has bred new crimes and new responses to those crimes. Students will explore the history, nature and extent of computer-related crime as well as different types of computer criminals, their motivation and their methods of attack. We will also evaluate legal and regulatory environments in cyberspace, including internet surveillance, online sting operations, current and proposed legislation, user-reporting initiatives, filtering and blocking technologies, vigilante movements and international cooperation.
- Assignments (8 X 6%) 48%
- Tutorial Presentations 10%
- Tutorial Participation and Contribution 10%
- Final Exam 32%
Readings will be distributed as PDFs.
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