Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Cyber Crime Lab Opens at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey

Fighting crime in the cyberspace age will be assisted by the October 16 opening of a new cyber crime lab at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. The state-of-the-art facility was made possible by $600,000 in federal support awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Over 400 law enforcement officers including personnel from the New Jersey State Police, the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, county and local police agencies will use the lab for graduate certificate courses. Also, more then 300 officer's will take cyber crime continuing education courses.

Courses planned for the crime lab include:
  • Investigations of Computer Systems/Network
  • Computer Systems Seizure and Examination
  • Current Issues on Terrorism and Security
  • Global Preparedness for Catastrophic Emergencies
  • Computer Forensic Training on Handheld Computing Devices
  • Introduction to Cell Phone Seizure and Examination

The overall objective of cyber crime lab is to respond to the rapid increase of cyber crime with education of law enforcement and private security with concepts, skills and practical training needed in networks, computer hardware and basic data recovery techniques.

Read: http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=2844

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