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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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New CDT Requirement

Author: Charles Crowell

CDT is organizing a Fall, 2017 Speaker Series as a precursor to a new required 1-credit professionalization seminar, entitled “Technology as a Profession.”  This new professionalization seminar course will be offered each semester starting in Spring, 2018 and does not have pre-requisites.  All CDT students who declare the minor after August 22, 2017 must take the new seminar once prior to their graduation.  This course, along with the two required programming courses, will constitute the core course requirements for CDT.   …

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NEW Cyber Safety and Security Internship

Author: Prof. Chuck Crowell


The CDT program announced a new internship program in Cyber Safety and Security.  This program is jointly sponsored by the CDT program and St. Joseph County Law Enforcement.  Interns will work along side County Cyber Crime Unit personnel to identify, investigate, and prosecute cybercriminals.  The application process for this internship is now open.  Please see the document at the link below for more details and information about this internship program.…

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