Business & CIS - Computer Information Systems
Computer/digital forensics has become one of the most sought-after and fastest growing professions in the computer security world. There is huge demand for qualified, professionally trained examiners both in government agencies and the private sector.

Cypress College offers one of the most comprehensive computer/digital forensics certificate programs in the community college arena geared towards the undergraduate and working professional students. In the program, students will learn the skills necessary to complete a successful computer/digital forensics investigation, as well as learn the legal aspects and report-writing skills necessary to see a case to a successful conclusion.

Students will utilize some of the most popular computer forensic tools in the world. Students will get hands-on experience using Guidance Software - EnCase, Access Data - Forensic Toolkit (FTK), Susteen - SecureView and Magnet Forensics - Internet Evidence Finder, just to name a few. All tools are globally recognized and are considered industry standard for computers and cell phone/tablet forensics.

Be it either for law enforcement or the business community, at the conclusion of the program, students will have the knowledge and experience necessary to enter into a career in the field of computer/digital forensics. 

Student Spotlight

Danielle Nava
Outstanding Alumna, 2009

Danielle Nava has enjoyed a career in the not-for-profit sector for 15 years while serving the Orange County community.