Eastern Michigan University

School of Cyber Crime Investigations

Eastern Michigan University’s Center for Regional and National Security (CeRNS) is now accepting application for the 2009-2010 School of Cyber Crime Investigations APPLICATION

This 240 hour program is on the cutting edge of cyber crime technology. The uniqueness of this program combines many areas of instruction so when an officer leaves they are prepared to start conducting cyber related investigations. When compared to other schools across the nation, who only provide an overview to topics, this program teaches the nuts and bolts of an investigation from start to finish. Your Department will also have the technical support of the Center for Regional and National Security when your officer returns to their agency.

Type: Beginner

Length: This course encompasses 6 weeks (240 Hours), and will run Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.



Week One
Introduction to Electronic Crime
Computer Hardware Introduction
DOS Operating System Introduction
Using the Windows Operating Systems for Investigations
Introduction to Linux, Linux as a First Responder Tool

Week Two
Networking Topologies / Computer Networking
Network Investigation Framework Methods
Wireless Network Concepts
Fraud Investigations

Week Three
Guidelines for setting up a Cyber Unit
Internet Child Pornography
Legal Issues
First Response Electronic Crime

Week Four
Ethical Hacking

Week Five
Network Investigations
Complex Network Investigations (Logfile Analysis)

Week Six
Introduction to Digital Forensics
Automated Forensics Tools
Password Cracking

Final Examination



The School of Cyber Crime Investigation has developed relationships with leading edge industry professionals. These individuals hold positions as systems engineers, senior systems security professionals, cyber crime investigators, computer forensics examiners, network security administrators, teachers and trainers. Our faculty are content experts in their respective fields, and many hold advanced degrees.


Prerequisites for Attendance:

You must be an active law enforcement agent in the State of Michigan. If you are an agent from another state, please contact us for special entry requirements.


Additional Information:

You will be invoiced once the application is received and accepted.

Please return applications to:
Center for Regional and National Security
Eastern Michigan University
8 Roosevelt Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197



Contact Information:

JillAnne Bauer - Program Manager
Center for Regional and national Security
Eastern Michigan University
16 Sill hall Hall
Ypsilanti, MI. 48197
Phone: (734) 487-2435
Fax: (734) 487-1620


Enrollment Fee:

Partial funding has been provided by a grant through the Michigan Justice Training Commission. Unfortunately, the grant was not funded in its entirety and the cost will be $1000.00 per student to attend.

Included Training Materials:

All class participants will receive all training materials including books, manuals, parking, and electronic storage devices (thumb-drives).

Additionally, every student will receive a copy of the following software that will be utilized during both the classroom instruction and once the student returns to their home department for use during investigations:

  • Netscan Tools
  • SnagIt
  • Vmware Workstation


Training Dates:

Week One
February 8-12, 2010
Week Four
March 15-19, 2010
Week Two
February 15-19, 2010
Week Five
April 5-9, 2010
Week Three
March 8-12, 2010
Week Six
April 12 - 16, 2010



Eastern Michigan University’s Center for Regional and National Security (CeRNS) is now accepting application for the 2009-2010 School of Cyber Crime Investigations APPLICATION



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Center for Regional and National Security at Eastern Michigan University
16 Sill Hall, Ypsilanti, MI. 48197
Phone: 734.487.1590 Fax: 734.487.1620