Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S. (CFSS)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

The Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S. program provides a comprehensive foundation in the theory and application of both technical and non-technical security skills. The program covers a range of competencies required by the quickly evolving digital security industry. Some of these skills include applying protection, detection, and response technologies and procedures to identify threats, vulnerabilities, exploits, and controls in various digital environments. Emphasis is placed on identifying, analyzing, mitigating and communicating risks to digital systems using various tools, techniques, and technologies.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

• describe different types of security breaches.
• construct secure networks and computer programs.
• classify security for different operating systems.
• demonstrate high-level mathematical skills.
• demonstrate effective communication skills.
• explore diversity in the workplace.
• prepare students to transfer to a traditional college or university and concentrate on any of the computer and network security programs offered.

Students should consult the catalog of the four-year college or university to which he or she plans to transfer to ensure that degree requirements are being properly met. Transfer information for this program is on file in the Transfer and University Center. For more information, contact an academic advisor or counselor.