Information Security affects all areas of business, not just the IT department. In addition to a loss of income and employee productivity, a security breach can cost a business its reputation. Implementing security training and certifications improves the likelihood that staff will respond quicker to security issues and practice better security procedures.
Methodist University’s Justice Studies Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity program will prepare students for a career in the ever-growing digital forensics and cybersecurity field. The prevalence of computers and electronic devices in society has highlighted a need for those trained in digital evidence collection as well as those who can identify, mitigate, protect and respond to the wide variety of cyber attacks. This program is designed to give students a leg-up from the average undergraduate candidate, providing hands-on experience with network security and electronic evidence collection. Students who complete the requirements for a major or minor in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity will be qualified to enter private and public sector occupations focused on preventing, detecting, investigating, and gathering digital evidence of crime. Methodist University’s Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity program is ideal if you are working with law enforcement and crime prevention sectors or if you are wanting to work in any industry.