2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

SEC 307 Cyberpredators

3 hours

This course explores the cybercrimes committed by online predators; namely, Internet trolling, swatting, cyberbullying, cyberharassment, cyberstalking, sextortion, revenge porn, sexting, and child sexual exploitation. Students will examine the use of the Internet and technology by cyberpredators to commit these interpersonal cybercrimes, the online forums in which these crimes occur, and obstacles in combating these cybercriminals nationally and internationally. The course also considers the manufacture, possession and distribution of child pornography and sexual predators’ use of the internet to stalk, lure and subsequently, victimize their targets. Special attention is paid to the unique challenges that the regulation, investigation, and prosecution of these cybercrimes pose to criminal justice and private security agents worldwide.




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