Federal Grant Will Allow BU MET Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity to Aid in Combatting Online Child Abuse

The US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded the Boston University Metropolitan College Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) program a grant of $437,500, dedicated to producing a new training program to support police investigations pertaining to online crimes against children, sex trafficking, cryptocurrency, and the dark web.

CIC Director Choi: Uber Hack Evidence of Need for Cyber-Vigilance, Training

Professor of the Practice Kyung-shick Choi, Metropolitan College’s director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity programs, was interviewed by BU Today to share his thoughts on the recent high-profile data breach of international rideshare company Uber. In the Q&A, Dr. Choi outlined the importance of applied learning, as offered by the programs at MET, in practicing […]

3rd Annual White Hat Conference Puts Combating Crypto Crimes in Focus

The third annual International White Hat Conference was held June 1–2, hosted once again by Boston University Metropolitan College and the Center for Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity. Bringing together stakeholders from government, the private sector, and academia, the events were emceed by one of the first-ever graduates of MET’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice […]

Fulbright Specialist Award for Cybersecurity Sends Professor Chitkushev to Ecuador

Metropolitan College Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Lou Chitkushev has been granted a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Foreign Scholarship award for work that takes him to Ecuador, where the associate professor of computer science and director of health informatics and health sciences will lend his expertise in cybersecurity to the nation’s military academy. Funded primarily […]

New Data on High-Paying Jobs Puts Spotlight on MET Programs

The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released new data on which career tracks have the most promising professional outlooks through 2030, bringing to light the value of many Metropolitan College programs. Director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity programs and Professor of the Practice Kyung-shick Choi spoke with BU Today about the tremendous need […]

MET Cybercrime Expert Illustrates Investigative Acumen Ahead of Third Annual White Hat Cybersecurity Conference

A BU Today profile put the spotlight on MET’s director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) programs, Professor of the Practice Kyung-shick Choi, highlighting his unique expertise at training law enforcement on matters of crime pertaining to personal data, hacking, and cyber-theft ahead of next week’s third annual International White Hat Conference. As Choi illustrates […]