Cyber Security News
- NJ School District Recovers From Ransomware Attack (March 25, 2015)
- Federal Reserve Bank of NY Creates Dedicated Cyber Security Threat Team (March 24, 25 & 26, 2015)
- Insurers Doing Business in NY State Notified of New Cyber Security Requirements (March 26, 2015)
- Hotel Wi-Fi Router Firmware Vulnerability (March 26, 2015)
- UCSS Cyber Quests Registration Open (March 25, 2015)
Welcome To URI's Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Center
The University of Rhode Island Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Center (DFCSC) supports state, national, and international public welfare through education, research, training, and service in forensic investigations and securing information systems. The URI DFCSC is a recognized national leader in providing a strong, cutting-edge, comprehensive program in both fields.
In the fields of Digital Forensics and Cyber Security we provide:
- Education and Training: We teach courses in basics and advanced topics of digital forensics and cyber security. We offer undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, and professional certifications in Digital Forensics. Read more.
- Research: We perform research to develop new tools and techniques for digital forensics and cyber security investigations. Read more.
- Service: We have a state-of-the art lab where we perform digital forensics services for the legal community and support law enforcement agencies in their investigations. We also provide consulting support to Emergency Management and Law Enforcement agencies in providing cyber security protection to the public. Read more.
Academic Excellence in Research and Education
The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (NSA/DHS) have selected the University of Rhode Island as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and in Information Assurance Research. Read More
New Masters Degree
Digital Forensics News
- Digital Forensics Can Use Facebook to Solve Cases
- Low-risk 'Worm' Removed at Hacked South Korea Nuclear Operator
- GCHQ's 'Spook First' Program to Train Britain's Most Talented Tech Entrepreneurs
- Ex-employees, Lizard Squad May Have Aided Sony Hack
- Over 80 Percent of Dark-Web Visits Relate to Pedophilia
- Police Suspect Mt. Gox Bitcoin Theft was an Inside Job