B.Sc Digital and Cyber forensics imparts knowledge about the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.
Cyber forensics is a branch of digital forensic science pertaining to legal evidence found in cyberspace and digital storage media. The programme addresses the underlying need for cyber experts as the country is heading towards an internet explosion mostly fueled by e-commerce, e-banking, e-governance and social media.
With the rapid expansion of the internet, cybercrime and malicious software deployments are on the increase. There is a need for security professionals who can protect assets and information by securing networks and computer systems. The Bachelor of Digital and Cyber Forensics also develops skills in discovering and recording digital forensic evidence of crimes and malicious behavior by extracting data from networks, hard drives, cell phones and other digital devices.