CIA640 - Social Media Analysis

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Subject Title
Social Media Analysis

Subject Description
 This course introduces students to the concept of open source social media and social networking connectivity analysis. Students examine how open source searching interacts with criminal investigations, crime analysis and the criminal law while learning about its evidentiary nature. Exploration of hate, cyber-terrorism and offensive content are reviewed while solutions created to combat the problem in law enforcement are explored.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss the scope and nature of open source intelligence in Canada.
  2. Apply tactical or strategic analysis to open source intelligence to produce a response or recommendation.
  3. Explain how current case law limits open source intelligence.
  4. Analyze the future trends of social media analysis in the criminal justice system.
  5. Discuss the threat of cyberterrorism in Canada.

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