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University of Illinois shaping curriculum to train digital sleuths

Monday, February 25, 2013 (14:01:07)
As the field of cybersecurity, which can include police officers, private investigators and government officials, is expected to grow in the coming years, a diverse team at the University of Illinois has begun to shape a curriculum to train future digital-forensics experts. At the university, faculty have been active in and have taught popular classes in computer security for some time. Computer science Professor Roy Campbell, who is overseeing the curriculum development, likened computer security to protecting a home from burglaries by installing alarms and practicing certain behavior, such as not letting the newspapers pile up while you're on vacation. Digital forensics, he said, is the process followed when conducting an investigation after someone has broken into or robbed a home. You look for clues in digital devices...

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Edinburgh Napier University launches cybercrime degree

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 (15:27:09)
Edinburgh Napier University is launching a new part-time MSc in Advanced Security and Cybercrime. Aimed at professionals already working in computer security, the master’s course will arm students with the skills to combat a wide range of threats including phishing scams, online financial and identity theft, as well as virus and network intrusions. The new MSc is suited to developing skills in cybercrime, forensics and computer security, while allowing a student to continue in full-time employment...

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Computer forensics training in Prague

Monday, June 25, 2012 (16:08:08)
In this Help Net Security interview, Gareth Dance, Conference Director, EMEA, SANS Institute, talks about SANS Forensics Prague 2012.

SANS Forensics Prague 2012 is a technically intense event. What can attendees expect? What type of existing knowledge is necessary in order to attend?

SANS Forensics Prague is something of a unique event as it will be our first full week long digital forensics experience. As well as the four exceptional classes, we will be kicking off the whole event with the 3rd annual European Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit, where we will be inviting some of the leading names in the industry to present and update the community on new developments in the field...

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Marshall digital forensics program first to be accredited

Monday, April 30, 2012 (15:29:53)
The digital forensics program at the Marshall University Forensic Science Center has become the first graduate or undergraduate program in the United States to receive accreditation from the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission. The accreditation will help the center qualify for more grants for its program and equipment, plus be a drawing card for students, Director Terry Fenger said. Fenger explained that forensic science programs must be accredited by FEPAC, not just for their academic programs but also their laboratories...

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DMU Forensic Computing For Practitioners MSc Courses

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 (12:29:56)
The Service Police Cyber Crime Centre based at Southwick Park near Portsmouth are in the process of organising with De Montfort University, Professor Brian Jenkinson and Professor Tony Sammes to host the courses detailed below:

Foundations of Forensic Computing - 27 Feb 12 - 9 Mar 12
Forensic Examination of Internet Use - 28 May 12 - 1 Jun 12
Binary Analysis of Microsoft Documents - 11 Jun 12 - 15 Jun 12
Forensic Examinations of Network Computers - 23 Jul 12 - 27 Jul 12
Advanced Topics in Forensic Computing - 6 Aug 12 - 10 Aug 12

Further details below...