2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

SEC 107 Introduction to Cybercrime: Theories and Applications

3 hours

This course delves into the complex world of cybercrime by exploring different types of cybercrime; the nature and extent of cybercrime; cybervictimization; criminological theories; the reasons why offenders commit cybercrime; cyberwitnesses’ roles and reactions to cybercrime; the applicability of criminological theories to specific cybercrimes; and existing laws, policies, and measures and those needed to effectively control and combat cybercrime.