Singapore University of Social Sciences

E-crime

E-crime (SEC231)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Humanities & Social Sciences

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Business


Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: -
E-Learning: - Learning is done ENTIRELY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. There are no face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, This will be administered on-campus. To be confirmed

Topics

  • Review the scholarship on online crime and criminal behaviour
  • Assess how criminals make use of the Internet to commit crime
  • Malware and Cybercriminal Investigation in Singapore and Southeast Asia
  • Hacking and Hackers
  • Criminology Models in Online and Offline Crime
  • Contrast the kinds of social media platforms used by cybercriminals in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan or China
  • e-Commerce, e-Crime and e-Solutions
  • Stalking, Bullying and Grooming
  • Real World Crime and Virtual World Crime
  • Online Criminal Target Selection and Vulnerable Communities
  • Investigating Online Crime and Cyber Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Symmetrical Encryption and Asymmetrical Encryption in Online Crime

Learning Outcome

  • Cite the scholarship on crime and criminology
  • Classify how criminals make use of the Internet to commit crime
  • Contrast the use of different kinds of malware used by criminals to penetrate personal information (e.g. credit card data; passport data; online banking data) in Singapore, Southeast Asia and/or across the world); and how these crimes are investigated
  • Associate what motivates hackers and how they break through firewalls
  • Discuss the main models used in criminology including Online and Offline Crime
  • Distinguish the kinds of social media platforms used by cybercriminals in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan or China
  • Estimate the limitations of e-Crime
  • Explain the differences between stalking, bullying and grooming in Cybercrime
  • Generalize real world crime and virtual world crime in terms of human trafficking, drug trafficking or money laundering.
  • Review how cybercriminals select their targets and suggest why certain online communities are more vulnerable than others
  • Research cybercrime legislation in Singapore including the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act
  • Infer how symmetric encryption systems become vulnerable to cyber criminals
  • Rank the levels of online crime that are associated with illegal Internet use
  • Distinguish between the Tor Project and the Deep Web
  • Identify the physical trigger points of vulnerability across networks
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