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The Cybercrime and Forensics Institute: Supporting State and Local Law Enforcement in Cybercrime Investigations and Computer Forensics

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $500,000)

As part of the Cybercrime and Computer Forensics Institute, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and Rider University will complete research projects in the areas of improving evidence gathering, detection of criminal activity, e-commerce security, and identity theft mitigation and prevention, and also implement training and enhance education in cybercrime investigations, especially geared to the needs of state and local law enforcement. This project will include the delivery of short courses, case study development, online training development, studies in e-commerce and identity theft, and research, testing, and tool development in advanced search technology for evidence gathering, cyber fraud data modeling, and digital steganography and watermarking.


Date Created: September 9, 2010