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LAW-B 587: CYBERSECURITY LAW I (1 - 4 credit)


Information security responds to the need to secure information and information systems (like the Internet) from hacking and other forms of unauthorized access, viruses and denial of service attacks, terrorist attacks, misuse, and accidental destruction or alteration. Surveys the use of the Internet and other information networks by criminals and terrorists to plan illegal activities, and by law enforcement and national security officials to search for those activities. Examines statutes and cases addressing Fourth Amendment and related issues, including the USA Patriot Act, industry-specific laws, and regulations affecting information security.