Assignment 5: The Role of Federal Agencies in Fighting Digital Crime
Due Week 9 and worth 100 points
In the United States, a number of law enforcement agencies, including the Secret Service, FBI, Department of Homeland Security, among others, have taken on roles to fight computer crimes and terrorism.
Write a one to two (1-2) page paper in which you:
Explain the existing challenges that result from the independent nature of these agencies, as well as the other factors that are common to each of them.
Discuss how the U.S. could align these efforts to better protect the nation against digital crimes and terrorism.
Use at least two (2) quality references for this assignment.
Your assignment must:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Describe law enforcement roles and responses.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in information technology in criminal justice.
Write clearly and concisely about information technology in criminal justice topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.