Investigation and Management of Cyber and Electronic Crime
Investigation and Management of Cyber and Electronic Crime (Virtual)
11 Mar 2024
R 9975.00

Investigation and Management of Cyber and Electronic Crime
10 Jun 2024
R 12720.00

Brief Description
The short course in the Investigation and Management of Cyber and Electronic Crime provides you with insights to and knowledge of the legal and practical issues that specifically relate to criminal conduct in the online environment and exponential advancements in information and communication technologies that has given rise to cyber and electronic crime. During the course, you will be equipped with practical skills in the investigation, litigation and risk management of cyber and electronic crime that will lead to the eventual acquisition of admissible electronic evidence of criminal activities that can be used in a court of law or hearing.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you should have a clear understanding of:
  • offences created in common law and the relevant statutes by way of or in respect of a computer
  • tools available to the investigator of cybercrime, including available open-source free software
  • basic concepts as to how to secure a computer and data in order for evidence to be admissible in future court proceedings
  • recent developments and techniques used by criminals to intercept and steal data and the distribution thereof to other criminals
  • legislation which places a duty on certain entities to obtain,process, store and distribute data in a specific manner
  • recent national and international efforts to prevent cybercrime, and specifically the theft of identities, in cyberspace, and
  • liability of companies and directors for failing to properly manage the risk posed by cyber criminals.
This credit-bearing course* provides you with an entry point to formal degree programmes exclusively presented by the University of Pretoria with credits afforded towards the specified degree modules FRA707 (20 credits) and or FRM805 (15 credits).
Course Content
  • Conduct criminalised in the digital environment.
  • Investigations in the digital environment.
  • The acquisition of electronic evidence in a forensically sound manner.
  • The interception of communications.
  • Cybercrime trends.
  • Legal duties pertaining to the protection of data.
  • The prevention of cybercrime.
  • And how corporate governance is affected by the growing incidence of cybercrime.
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a relevant Bachelors Degree and at least three years relevant practical or academic experience. No previous experience in the investigation of computer-related crime is required.
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Catalogue and Category:
Financial Management and Taxation
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a/an
  • investigator attached to the South African Police Force or one of the other enforcement agencies
  • forensic investigator attached to the private sector
  • risk manager
  • legal advisor
  • compliance officer
  • prosecutor and,
  • legal representatives in the public or private sector.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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