Cyber Security News
- Pharming Attack Targeting Brazilian Home Router Users (February 26, 2015)
- Payment Cards for Sale on Underground Sites Suggests Natural Grocers' Breach (March 2, 2015)
- ACLU Obtains Warrant Revealing FBI Knew Stingray Disrupted Devices Near Target (March 1, 2015)
- Dutch Semi-Conductor Company Admits Breach (March 1 & 2, 2015)
- Mozilla Updates Firefox to Remove Superfish Certificate (March 2, 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
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
- FBI Seeks Tech Experts to Become Cyber Special Agents
- Tougher to Use Bitcoin for Crime?
- US Suspects North Korea Had Help Attacking Sony Pictures
- Hacker Claims You Can Steal Fingerprints with Only a Camera