explores computer related crime in cyber space now and in the past.
Ethical and criminal infractions in personal and work related situations
are studied. Methods of investigation by computer forensic professionals
are considered and techniques for security and safety researched.
Prerequisite: None Corequisite:
TEXTBOOK & SUPPLIES
Security Fundamentals, by Chuck Easttom:
Prentice Hall, Copyright: 2006, ISBN 0131711296
ATTENDANCE & EXPECTATIONS
This is a
hands-on class, with much of the material being accumulative. This course
is delivered in eLearning format.
The class will
be taught using a web-based service called Blackboard. You must complete
the WELCOME TO CISF102 learning module within
the course space during the first week of classes. BB is not really
difficult to use, but if you need some personal guidance, to make an
appointment for one-on-one help, please call Academic Computing Services
at 215-968-8002. We will also be using google
apps that are available from your bucks email
be done online using webex. You will need both a telephone and a an internet connected computers. Students will get
an email from me to their Bucks Email account 1 week before the semester
starts with invitation. Attendance at the orientation is mandatory. The session will be recorded.
You will need to
spend at least 6-8 hours a week, outside of class, reading,
preparing assignments and labs. It is imperative that you participate in
the online class regularly. The rule of thumb is 2 hours out of
class for every hour in class.
This is a 3 hour class, so you should be spending about 9 hours a
week on course materials.
IMPORTANT- To find out your username, you will need to go to WebAdvisor
. You will need either your student id or your social security number.
To log in to
your class, go to http://www.bucks.edu
and click on Online/E-Services and then Bb Vista.
You will not have access to this course until 1:00 AM the first day of
class. Please let me know ASAP, via email, if you are unable to log in.
It is imperative
that you attend class regularly. If you are absent more than three times
or fail to log in to BB for three weeks, you will receive an F for the
course (except under exceptional circumstances). You are responsible for
all missed work. Make-up quizzes may be given at the discretion of the
instructor- make sure you contact me BEFORE you
miss a quiz. Personal computer problems are not an acceptable excuse for
Students will be
evaluated on exams, labs, and class participation. Assignments will
not be accepted more than one week late. Late Assignments earn no
more than a C. It is important that assignments be handed in on time and
complete. All assignments will be submitted electronically through BB.
It is your
responsibility to be sure you have submitted everything on time. You
should frequently check to see which assignments are due and which have
been graded. You may calculate your grade at any time by dividing the
number of points you have earned by the total points possible to that
point. Extensions and make-ups will only be given under extreme
circumstances. Personal computer problems are not an acceptable
excuse for late work.
reading assignments prior to using the supplemental tools available
the college academic calendar for
urged to retain all graded work returned to them until final grades have
been received from the college. You can print the My Grades page of BB
for your records.
consult the Academic
Policy in the College Catalog concerning important rules
governing students in their academic work.
If there is a
need to withdraw from this course, do so officially from the Admissions
Plagiarism and other forms of academic cheating are unacceptable and are
considered as MAJOR infractions of the Student
Code of Conduct and College
Policy and will be dealt with as published in the College
You may contact
the instructor via email using the BB tool, or by sending regular email
to firstname.lastname@example.org I am also available via skype at arta.szathmary.
If you have a
disability and wish to discuss academic accommodations, I encourage you
to see me as soon as possible.