(March 7, 2014) Class schedules for summer/fall 2014, and spring 2015, are posted here under schedule.
(February 27, 2014) The first Cyber Security Conference @UCF will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM on the UCF campus. Speakers will include: a law professor from the University of Florida (on privacy issues), detective and digital forensics examiner from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (law perspective on cyber crimes), a current UCF student's testimonial on a cyber-stalking incident, InfoSec consultants and UCF alumni (on mobile device security), detective of UCF PD (campus-wide cyber security), UCF computer science professor (malware detection and software vulnerability), and UCF's student cyber defense club (cyber defense demonstrations and tools). This event is free and open to the public, and will include continental breakfast (8 - 8:30 am) and free CDs of cyber security tools, see details and registration at http://msdf.ucf.edu/cybersecurity.
(July 2013) A new special topics class CAP 6938.0W61, Electronic Discovery for Digital Forensics Professionals, will be offered in fall 2013 by adjunct professor Dr. Joseph Schwerha as an online class. The course will "introduce experienced digital forensics students to legal and practical issues regarding electronic discovery, including legal requirements, technical solutions and practical aspects." More details can be found under fall 2013 class schedules.
Congratulations to students who successfully completed their internship with the following sponsors:
• AccessData's Houston Office
• Guardian Digital Forensics (of Raleigh, North Carolina)
• The Cannon Group (of Fort Lauderdale)
• UCF Police Department
• United States Secret Service, Orlando Office
Congratulations to UCF's Collegiate Cyber Defense Club winning 1st Place and also Best-in-Services at the 2014 Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (seccdc.org) held March 31-April 2 at Kennesaw State University in Georgia in an annual competition jointly sponsored by Deloitte and the Department of Homeland Security.
Dr. Cliff Zou received 2013 UCF-Teaching Incentive Program (UCF-TIP) Award.
Welcome Dr. Chien-Lung Hsu, Chairman-Elect of the Department of Information Management, Chang-Gung University of Taiwan, who is spending the sabbatical leave in 2012-13 with the MSDF program.
Congratulations to Dr. Michael Sigman on his new position as the Director of the National Center for Forensics Science.