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INFOSEC 690F

Fraud Detection


  • CD1 - CPE Non-standard Dates (1/23-3/15)
  • Online

  • Fee:  $2,250 ($750/credit, 3 credits)
  • 61789, Lecture 1

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  • Marc Liberatore
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How to Enroll

This course provides an introduction to the principles and practice of fraud detection across a variety of problem domains such as money laundering, credit card fraud, telecommunications fraud, and computer and network intrusion. The key topics of this course include defining fraud in various domains; the interactions between fraud prevention and fraud detection; data collection and management; statistical tests and statistical power; methods for statistical fraud detection, including numerical validation, outlier detection, supervised and unsupervised classification methods, and application of Benford's Law. It is recommended that students have a background in precalculus (MATH 104) or equivalent. Part of the Graduate Certificate in Information Security.


Prerequisite: CICS 597C


  • Last Day to:
  • Register 1/27, Drop 1/27, Withdraw 2/15

Refund Schedule:
Full refund through 1/27, 50% 2/15 (registration fee not refundable)
No refund after 2/15

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