Course Details


This seminar will explore the legal issues raised by cybercrime. Topics will include: computer hacking and other computer crimes, the Fourth Amendment and civil liberties in cyberspace, the law of electronic surveillance, the freedom of speech online, the Fifth Amendment and passwords, technological tools used to combat cybercrime, encryption, and international cybercrime. Registration Requirements: No previous experience is required. Evaluation Method: Students are required to participate in class sessions, prepare short response papers, and write a paper on an approved topic. Grading in the course will be based on classroom participation (25%), discussion papers (35%), and the final paper (40%). Class Materials: The readings for the course will be available online. This course satisfies the RW requirement

Catalog Number: CONPUB 754
Additional Course Information: Research Writing

Course History

Spring 2018
Title: Cybercrime
Faculty: Driscoll, Sean Kevin
Ridgway, William
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 24