Every day, our lives become more and more interconnected through the digital space. From our phones to our bank accounts, our work lives to our personal ones, all of it can be accessed through technology—and not just by us ourselves.
Featuring cybersecurity and digital forensics stakeholders from government, the private sector, and academia, the 4th annual International White Hat Conference, held May 31–June 2, 2023, focused on “Targeted Means to Combat Online Child Exploitation and Victimization.”
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dr. Kyung-shick Choi, director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) at Boston University’s Metropolitan College, has won the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Cybercrime’s Outstanding Contribution Award. Nominated by peers from higher education institutions across the country, the award comes in recognition of Dr. Choi’s exceptional commitment to cybercrime investigation mentorship, his vital influence […]
Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity Program Gets $430K Department of Justice Grant for Digital Evidence Education
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded a new block of grant funding to the BU Metropolitan College Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) graduate program, dedicated to aligning the development and refinement of programs in computer forensics and digital evidence with the emerging and ongoing needs of law enforcement agencies. With Associate Dean for […]
Rossana De Gaspari, a student in MET’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice program, is featured as part of the Boston Globe’s “Aging Strong” series, which spotlights the achievements of those who continue to set ambitious, fulfilling goals as they get older. De Gaspari, a former school teacher who began to pursue her advanced education […]
As director of MET’s Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) programs, Professor of the Practice Dr. Kyung-shick Choi is deeply ensconced in the manners in which human behavior and technology interact with criminal justice systems. Now, the cybercriminology expert has unlocked new means of quantifying those interactions. Dr. Choi’s new book, The Foundations of Statistics in […]