Cyber Security News
- Senator Argues Against Back Doors for Government (December 15, 2014)
- Agencies Encourage Adoption of Cyber Security Standards (December 15, 2014)
- Microsoft Draws Support for Fight Against Government Demand for Customer eMails (December 15, 2014)
- WordPress Sites Infected with Malware (December 15, 2014)
- Shellshock Flaw Exploited to Spread Worm (December 15, 2014)
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
- Running Malware Analysis Apps as Docker Containers
- Coolpad Android Devices Have Built in Backdoor
- Spearfishing Attack Hooks ICANN
- Cyberattack on Syria Suggests Work of Islamic State Group
- SMU Cyber Warrior Recognized
- FBI Uses Abandoned Code to Find Those Hiding behind Tor
- Quantum Physics Can Make Credit Cards Fraud-proof
- Apps, Not Malware, Should be Your Biggest Mobile Concern
- NYC Premiere of Sony Film Canceled after Threats
- UW Tacoma Partners with Tacoma PD to Teach Mobile Digital Forensics