University of Greenwich: Computer Forensics and Cyber Security

InstitutionUniversity of Greenwich
Department Computing and Information Systems
Web http://www2.gre.ac.uk/
Email cis@gre.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

**Our professionally accredited Master’s in Computer Forensics and Cyber Security covers cybercrime, police and forensic methods, alongside computer software and hardware.**

Our Computer Forensics and Cyber Security course allows students to familiarise themselves with the most recent technologies, scientific innovations and best practice in protecting digital infrastructures, from enterprise networks to Internet of Things environments. Students are also trained on modern tools and methodologies for conducting digital forensics investigations, spanning the whole range from the collection of evidence to analysis and acting as expert witnesses.

This course is suitable for both newcomers to computer security and computer forensics and practitioners who wish to further their skills. It covers practical skills for network security, penetration testing and digital forensics, as well as the theory and scientific basis that underpins everyday practice. It also ensures that students have a basic understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements and the standards pertaining to computer security.

**What you should know about this course**
- Throughout this course you will study cyber security and digital forensics, system administration and security.

- You will learn how to apply police and forensic methods to detecting cyber crime, using related software and hardware technologies.

- This course includes hands-on training in current forensic tools as used by the police. Students can therefore contribute quickly to the well-being of corporate IT and informational assets.

- This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, up to and including the 2019 intake for Partial CITP and Partial CEng (Further Learning). Re-accreditation is pending output of the recent accreditation visit. This programme currently partially meets the Breadth of Knowledge requirement towards registration as a Chartered IT Professional and partially meets the academic requirement towards Chartered Engineering status.

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