Computer Security

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Computer security provides the training needed for careers in computer technology and digital forensics. Programs include:

  • Network Security Foundations
  • Computer and Digital Forensics

Sign up now for two Digital Forensics courses beginning March 23.


Programs to Explore

Computer Information Systems - Information Security for Business
Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 0023
The Short Term Technical Certificate of Information Security for Business provides the certificate holder a foundation in information security concepts starting with understanding risk concepts and addressing them through organizational elements and technology. A broad understanding of information security concerns such as: business continuity planning. policy development, IT security concepts, technology solutions, physical security issues, legal compliance topics, investigative techniques and accounting principles focused on the detection of fraud. This certificate is designed for the Business major who does not have extensive hands-on technology background, but has experience in a managerial or other senior-level position and needs an understanding of Information Security issues and processes.

Computer Information Systems - Network Security Foundations
Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 0009
The Short Term Technical Certificate Network Security Foundations provides the certificate holder knowledge in the broad range of skills and knowledge in network security. The completion of this certificate demonstrates knowledge of policy development, best practices, risk assessment, application of tools and known exploits. Students who complete this certificate are well prepared to pursue any number of industry recognized certifications in IT Security.

Computer and Digital Forensics
One Year Technical Certificate
The Computer Engineering Technology - Computer and Digital Forensics  One-Year Technical Certificate provides graduates with the skills necessary to enter careers in computer technology and digital forensics, and in the design, application, installation, operation, and maintenance of computers, networks, and other digital devices and associated equipment. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Computer Engineering Technology - Business Forensics Investigations
One-Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6218

The Business Forensics Investigations One-Year Technical Certificate provides current criminal justice professionals and others with basic skills used for investigations of fraud and other white collar crimes.  This certificate brings together three professional areas: Accounting, digital forensics and criminal justice. Students are trained in digital forensics and data recovery tools, evidence collection, proper criminal investigation practices,  evidence and report preparation for litigation. Coursework listed below can be used to satisfy the rquirements of the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Engineering Technology - Forensics Accounting Investigations Major.  Certification as a Fraud Examiner or as a Certified Forensic Accountant ountant will require a Bachelor degree.

 

Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement
One Year Technical Certificate- 6119
The Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement certificate provides graduates the the skills necessary to enter careers that require knowledge and proper criminal investigative practices in digital forensics of computers, networks, digital devices, cyberspace, and associated equipment. Students are given comprehensive information and training in digital forensics and data recovery tools, practices, and proper criminal investigation practices. All course work can be used to satisfy the requirements of the associate degree in police science.

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Engineering Technology- Computer and Digital Forensics Major 
This program provides graduates with the skills necessary to enter careers in computer technology and digital forensics, and in the design, application, installation, operation, and maintenance of computer, networks, and other digital devices and associated equipment. Along with a general electronics background, students are given comprehensive information and training in digital forensics and data recovery tools and practices through this extensive, hands-on oriented curriculum.  Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Engineering Technology
Business Forensics Investigations Major - Curriculum Code 6220

The Business Forensics Investigations major provides graduates with the skills necessary to understand and determine if fraud or certain other white collar crime is present in the workplace. Certification as a Fraud Examiner or as a Certified Forensic Accountant will require a Bachelor degree. Students are given comprehensive information and training in digital forensics and data recovery tools, evidence collection, proper criminal investigation practices, evidence and report preparation for litigation. This program is designed to meet the needs of new students as well as individuals already employed as criminal justice officers or persons who are preparing themselves for full or part-time employment in investigating white collar crime. This major brings together three professional areas: Accounting, digital forensics and criminal justice. 

 

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