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Notre Dame’s Mendoza hosts new webinar series interviewing top Silicon Valley execs

Author: Carol Elliott

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The University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business will kick off a new speaker series on leadership with a host who knows the topic well: Tom Mendoza (ND ’73), who during his 24-year tenure with tech startup NetApp rose to the position of vice chairman and was considered instrumental in the development of the company’s corporate culture and its global recognition as one of Forbes’ “Great Places to Work.”…

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CDT graduates

Author: Charles Crowell

Congratulations to all May 2020 graduates who successfully completed the CDT minor!  Stay in touch and good luck with your future plans.

Best wishes,

Professor Crowell and Claire…

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DOJ grant awarded to support CDT cybercrime internship program

Author: Charles Crowell

The “What would you fight for?” commercial played in the opening home football game this season featured the CDT cybercrime internship program ( The CDT Director (Chuck Crowell) and colleagues (Jarek Nabrzyski, CRC Director, Mitch Kajzer, St, Joe County Cybercrimes Unit Director and CDT prof., and Eric Tamashasky, Chief Deputy Prosecutor for St. Joe County and CDT prof.) just won a million dollar grant from the Department of Justice (DOJ) to build upon and enhance this effort.  The grant will span a two year period and will support a project entitled "Improving Cybercrime Knowledge and Forensic Skills Through a Unique University-Law Enforcement Partnership."…

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Four CDT students earn Magnet Forensics certification

Author: Charles Crowell

Four CDT students recently passed the Magnet Certified Forensics Examiner test in Cyber Crimes.  This certification has a failure rate of approximately 75%. These students prepared for this rigorous test  by taking the CDT courses in Intro and Advanced Digital Forensics and then by working in the Cyber Crimes unit. …

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Arts and Letters students play integral role in new on-campus location of St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes unit

Author: Sue Ryan

The unit recently relocated to Hammes Mowbray Hall, home of the Notre Dame Security Police department, to provide the county with expanded working space and greater access to a larger group of student interns. The Notre Dame students chosen this year are studying in a variety disciplines including economics, political science, and film, television and theater, as well as computer science and information technology management. Four of the students also have a minor in the Arts and Letters interdisciplinary Idzik Computing and Digital Technologies Program.

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Idzik Computing and Digital Technologies Program prepares students to launch successful careers

Author: Teagan Dillon

Now in its third year, the College of Arts and Letters' Idzik Computing and Digital Technologies Program is helping students supplement their education with technological and programming skills. The program was endowed and renamed this year in honor of its generous benefactors, Paul and Ruth Idzik. Designed to help students obtain skills needed for success in the modern digital world, the CDT minor can be extremely appealing for prospective employers who are already attracted to the communication, organization, and analytical skills honed through the liberal arts.

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