- Oct 2013: DFCSC Staff Mentors Rhode Island High School Cyber Patriot Team.
- Oct 2013: DFCSC Director Speaks at CCRI Security Awareness Day.
- Oct 2013: DFCSC Launches Open Cyber Challenge Platform Web Portal.
- Nov 2013: DFCSC Hosts Congressman James Langevin.
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
Digital Forensics News
- Black Hole Data Bag Vector Kit
- Device Seizure 6.5
- Expert Report Writing: Know your Audience
- GPS Evidence
- Effective Courtroom Testimony: Trick Questions
Cyber Security News
- Federal Judge Rules NSA's Phone Metadata Gathering May be Unconstitutional (December 16, 2013)
- White House Task Force Says Phone Metadata Should be Held by a Third Party (December 13, 2013)
- US Television News Magazine: NSA Defends Surveillance Programs (December 15 & 16, 2013)
- White House Will Keep NSA and Cyber Command Under One Director (December 13, 2013)
- Two Laptops Stolen From Insurance Office Contained Unencrypted Patient Data (December 16, 2013)