The certificate in Monitoring, Surveillance and Intelligence Operations is designed to provide managers and information technology professionals with the essential tools and techniques needed to identify cyber threats; create cyber policy; and understand the ethical, legal, cultural and regulatory environment as it relates to operating securely in cyberspace.
The certificate in Monitoring, Surveillance and Intelligence Operations provides an understanding of the technical, ethical, legal, cultural and regulatory environment as it relates to operating safely and securely in the global cyberspace environment. More and more computer-related investigations deal with adversaries and criminal groups who have become adept at hiding their behavior and activities. There is a growing need for professionals who have the technical and research skills to understand adversarial behavior and malicious actor activity in the cyberspace domain. This certificate will provide students with the skill set to investigate and understand adversarial activities in cyberspace. Utica College can take on a leadership role in this area by blending academic courses that deal with technical, legal, policy, social, cultural and ethical issues.
Students who complete the certificate will be able to:
- Explain and apply principles from traditional intelligence and counterintelligence disciplines to cybersecurity problems and issues.
- Analyze, explain, and evaluate the capabilities of groups that constitute the greatest threats to modern information-intensive organizations.
- Analyze, explain, and evaluate the technical, ethical, legal, social, cultural and international issues related to cyber conflict.
- Understand and apply principles and concepts related to the trade-offs between data collection, surveillance, monitoring and privacy.