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The Purdue University Cyber Forensics Lab is provides Education & Training,
Applied & Basic Research, and Investigative Support of Digital and Cyber Forensics.
Our strengths lie in the applied research and technological solutions for the technical and theoretical
challenges that exist in our specific domains. Our involvement with Local, State, and Federal
Law Enforcement Agencies, the Intelligence Community, and other Private Entities keeps us on the
cutting edge of identifying and engaging future trends and threats.

Dr. Marc Roger's blog: Link

Dr. Sam Liles' blog: Link

3.14.14 - Dr. Marcus Rogers was named the 2014-2015 Visiting Endowed McDevitt Chair, an honoraray position, in Computer Science at LeMoyne College.

2.24.14 - Dr. Marcus Rogers has been elected the secretary of the Digital & Multimedia Sciences section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. This is a 2-year term and Dr. Rogers will then be the Chair of the section.

12.10.13 - The Purdue team took home Grand Champion status placing #1 in the graduate student category and #5 over all. This is an international competition with over a 1000 teams competing world wide. Competitors include undergraduate students, graduate students, civilian professionals and military professionals. The team will get a plaque, and medal for participating. This is one of the toughest digital forensic incident response challenges out there lasting nearly 8 months. Link

12.6.13 - Dr. Marcus Rogers will be travelling to Tokyo, Japan as an invited speaker for the Counter-Cybercrime Technology Investigation Symposium that is taking place from December 9-11, 2013 at Tokyo Conference Hall.

11.25.13 - Dr. Marcus Rogers was named the recipient of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Digital and Multimedia Sciences section outstanding case study award for 2014.

10.28.13 - Dr. Marcus Rogers will be presenting at the Eurasian Regional Cooperation for Forensics Science Development, that is being held on October 28-29th, 2013 in Kiev, Ukraine.

10.7.13 - WLFI news covered a story about the current research going on about cyber security in high schools. Watch .

9.27.13 - Dr. Marcus Rogers was quoted in an artice about cyber security in schools in Education Week Link .

01.09.13 - Purdue Cyber Forensics Lab will be conducting three training courses for Law Enforcement officals this semester. The dates for these training courses are:
Digital Evidence Triage: Feb 12-14
Basic Mac Forensics: March 26-27
Advanced Mac Forensics: May 7-9
The classes are $500 per student.

12.19.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers was interviewed on WTHTR Channel 13 News Indianapolis regarding computer forensics and the Newtown shooting Link .

12.19.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers has been quoted in Computer World regarding computer forensics and the Newtown shooting Link .

12.19.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers was elected to the Board of the Consortium of Digital Forensic Specialists (CDFS) .

12.05.12 - Two of our PhD students gave a presentation at the National Academy of Sciences Distinctive Voices program. The link to the presentation can be found here .

11.16.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers has been announced as the winner of this year's Digital and Multimedia Sciences Section of the American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS) Outstanding Research Award .

11.15.12 - Dr. Samuel Liles was a speaker at the University Symposium and Open House at Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico on August 1st & 2nd, 2012 where he talked on "Tips and opportunities in graduate school".

11.15.12 - Dr. Samuel Liles was a speaker at the Dynamic Defense Workshop at Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico on September 5th & 6th, 2012. He talked on "Considerations of defense in depth".

11.06.12 - Dr. Samuel Liles will be speaking at the Institute for World Politics on November 9th, 2012. The details of the talk can be found here.

11.06.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers has been gifted a sum of $50,000.00 by Intel to develop a cirriculum related to Information Security.

11.06.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers will also be traveling to Norway, where he is a Keynote Speaker at the Norwegian Information Security Conference on November 20th, 2012.

11.06.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers will be traveling to SRI this week to be a guest panelist/speaker for the DHS-SRI International Infosec Technology Transition Council to be held on Nov 8th, 2012 in Menlo park California.

11.05.12 - Dr. Samuel Liles spoke as a subject matter expert on Cyber Space and Security at NASEC 2012 at the United States Naval Academy on November, 4th, 2012. The details of the conference can be found here.

10.10.12 - Purdue Cyber Forensics will be hosting the 4th International ICST Conference on Digital Forensics & Cyber Crime (ICDF2C) on October 25th & 26th, 2012. Here is the link to the 4th ICDF2C conference Conference Link.

6.27.12 - Attention: The Submission deadline for the 2012 edition of ICDF2C has been extended to July 6th. Call for Papers can be found here

5.17.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers will be traveling to Croatia May 27-June 1st as part of the American Speakers Program. Embassy Zagreb is proposing to utilize the American Speakers Program and partner with Purdue University’s Computer Information Technology Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Cybercrime Division to promote academic, investigative, and legislative awareness in Croatia.

5.17.12 - Two of our PhD students, Eric Katz and Rachel Sitarz attended the USA Science Engineering Festival in Washington DC from April 27th - April 29th 2012.They were there on behalf of Purdue Marketing and CERIAS to promote science at Purdue and to get people interested in Cyber Forensics. They ran a table with a mock crime and had people attempt to solve a murder scenario. About 250,000 attendees attended this conference.

5.5.12 - On May 5th, 2012, Professor Rick Mislan has been invited to speak at the National White Collar Crime Center annual "State of the States" conference in Potomac, MD. He will be discussing Mobile Device security, forensics, and current research. The National White Collar Crime Center's (NW3C) mission is to provide training, investigative support and research to agencies and entities involved in the prevention, investigation and prosecution of economic and high-tech crime.

4.11.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers is presenting as the Keynote Speaker on April 11th, 2012 at the 2012 HTCIA Minnesota Annual Conference that will be held in St. Paul, Minnesota.

4.4.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers was invited to present a lecture on April 4th, 2012 at the University of Illinois Urbana Champagne at the Information Trust Institute.

4.3.12 - Dr. Marcus Rogers was awarded the 2012 Pillar of CERIAS award at the 13th Annual Information Security Symposium held at Purdue April 3-4th, 2012.

    Purdue Cyber Forensic Lab is within the Computer & Information Technology Department