The study of crime and criminals informs and helps to define societies that work and don’t work. By studying “why” crime happens, and what leads individuals to criminal acts, we can begin to isolate and fix root causes behind maladaptive behavior. While there will always be a portion of every society that deviates from social . . .
A Doctor of Philosophy, known by the initials Ph.D. or PhD, has nothing to do with philosophy. It has much to do with academia and research. Except for some fields, such as creative writing and other artistic disciplines, a Master of Fine Arts may suffice to teach at the college level. If you want a . . .
There are similarities shared by these two degrees. Both offer degrees at the associate's, bachelor's, and master's level. They both have a wide array of career opportunities. What does a Criminal Justice degree offer that could be more beneficial? IMAGE SOURCE For those interested in emergency management (EM), we invite to review our post-Top 10 . . .
A degree in Homeland Security is generally one of the specializations or concentrations in a Criminal Justice program. While criminal justice and homeland security both fit into the realm of public administration or emergency management, the theory, concept, and applications of each field are distinct. The United States enacted the term “homeland security” in 2002 . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Demand in Cybersecurity Cybercrime continues to gallop at an unprecedented pace. Globally, it is approaching losses nearing $500 billion. This crime affects households and corporations. Regarding the former, hackers steal credit card information and bank account details of millions of Americans. Companies have had proprietary information and financial data compromised. The demand for . . .
IMAGE SOURCE According to Wikipedia, Criminal justice is the delivery of justice to those who have committed crimes. This succinct definition does not do justice (pun intended) to the various modes and levels of fighting crime. There is law enforcement, the judicial/courts system, corrections, forensics, rehabilitation, criminal law, terrorism, and more. In this post, we . . .
IMAGE SOURCE There are numerous college programs offering graduate degrees in criminal justice (CJ). Many are available online for the convenience of many who are in the process of advancing their education. There are online programs that full-time students can complete in as few as 18 months. Part-time students will take longer to complete the . . .
IMAGE SOURCE An ethical hacker (also known as a white hat hacker) is a security professional. Ethical hackers are adept at determining vulnerabilities and deficiencies in computer systems. These revelations will result in more secure measures to thwart a malicious hacker (or a black hat hacker). A white hat hacker experiments with techniques to see . . .