Cyber Detectives Camp

Cyber Detectives CampLearn how law enforcement agents use cyberspace to solve serious crime! Receive hands-on training on collecting evidence, searching for hackers, identifying malware, probing bogus financial institutions, analyzing defaced websites, and open source intelligence gathering!

Cyber Detectives Camp shows high school students, grades 10-12, the reality of 21-century criminal investigation; develops their interest in the relationship between the cyber world and criminal justice; exposes students to real-world challenges of crime in the world without borders — the internet; and provides information on criminal justice, computer science, digital forensics education, and career opportunities. By engaging in substantively related activities during a one-week period, Cyber Detectives Camp will:

  • help students develop analytical skills
  • help students learn by performing steps involved in the scientific approach to cyber investigation
  • teach students to collect, secure, analyze, and present evidence
  • expose students to current generation research tools and methods used in cyber labs around the world
  • expose students to the tools of digital forensics for solving crime and protecting the world from cyber threats 
  • allow students to have fun while learning about topics such as phishing, hacking, hard drive analysis, malware analysis, and intelligence gathering