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Computer Crimes


Types of Computer Crime 

Advances in computer technology have played directly into the hands of fraudsters. Along with making it easier to commit financial crimes than ever before, computers open the door to limitless new types of fraudulent activities. Organisations all over the world have become fundamentally reliant on computer technology for most key daily processes. Now more than ever, the forensic accountant needs to understand the full spectrum of computer crimes, inside and out. Used strategically, technology can be used to detect and even prevent financial crime quickly and effectively. Computer forensics plays a critically important role at the heart of forensic accountancy.

Explore the continually-evolving world of computer crimes and digital fraud with this exclusive tutorial. Learn what computer forensics is all about, study the different types of computer crimes and explore the benefits of computer forensics and data analysis. Study computer forensics engagement planning, the objectives of computer forensic engagement and where to look for key cyber crime information, which may be hidden. Discover how devices are examined and relevant data extracted as part of the forensic investigation process.



  • Understand what is Computer Crime
  • Explore the Features of the Computer Environment
  • Identify the Types of Computer Crimes and Source of Digital Data

Programme Content


  • What is Computer Forensics?
  • The Benefits of Computer Forensics and Data Analysis
  • Planning Computer Forensics Engagement
  • Objective of a Computer Forensic Engagement
  • Where Might Data Reside?
  • Execution of the Computer Forensic Engagement
  • Examination of the Device(s) to be Collected
  • Do the Data Extracted Need to be Normalized or Cleansed?

Target Audience

  • Finance and accounting staff
  • Accountants interested in exploring forensics
  • Candidates looking to enhance their CVs
  • Confident , self motivated and passionate candidates
  • Accounts professionals  seeking for CPD


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course Duration 10 Hours
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