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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CZLW 120</span>

CZLW 120 Law for Forensics Professionals


Certificate Credit
Business Program Area


Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $872.89* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


The legal environment in which computer security and digital forensics practitioners operate is complex and rapidly evolving. Criminal law, commercial law, privacy and human rights, intellectual property law, the rules of evidence, and rules of civil procedure are all involved. This course will introduce students to these and other laws and legal frameworks (Canadian and international) as they affect the work of security and forensics professionals. Particular emphasis will be placed on the legality of ethical hacking, collection and preservation of digital evidence, privacy, rights of the accused, and the role and responsibility of the expert witness in court. Students will be taught basic legal concepts, how to read and understand relevant statutes an case law, and how to prepare an expert report for lawyer/client, law enforcement, or the court.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2017
Enrolment for Fall 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet11 Sep 2017 - 09 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet15 Jan 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 07 May 2018-28 Jul 2018

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