Cyber Security News
- Senate Investigation Reveals China Broke Into Key Pentagon Networks (September 17 & 18, 2014)
- iOS 8 Prevents Apple From Accessing Device Data (September 18, 2014)
- Attackers Launched Cross-Site Scripting Attack on eBay Auction Page (September 17 & 18, 2014)
- Evolution Online Black Market Trades in Drugs, Account Credentials, and Health Data (September 18, 2014)
- Breached Healthcare.gov Test Server Was Still Using Default Password (September 18, 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
- US Military in the Dark on Cyber Attacks against Contractors
- In Home Depot Breach, Investigation Focuses on Self-Checkout Lanes
- New Androids to Offer Default Encryption, Blocking Police
- You Can Still Pull Data Off a Locked iPhone
- Retrieving Obscured Files
- Missouri S&T Receives $3M from NSF to Train Cybersecurity Experts
- Citadel Financial Trojan Turns Corporate Spy
- Forty-Three Accused of Running Cybersex Ring in Philippines
- The Great Dark Net Debate
- Rise of the 'Evolution' Drug Market