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 (https://fightingfor.nd.edu/2019/fighting-to-uncover-the-evidence/). 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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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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