Cybersecurity & Forensics Lab

Cybersecurity & Forensics Lab

ABOUT

The Purdue Cybersecurity & Forensics Lab is a leading computer forensics research facility. The lab specializes in applied and basic research, providing education & training and also providing investigative support to law-enforcement agencies all over the world. 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.

FACULTY

Cyber Lab Faculty
Cyber Lab Faculty
Cyber Lab Faculty
Cyber Lab Faculty
Cyber Lab Faculty
Cyber Lab Faculty
Cyber Lab Faculty
Cyber Lab Faculty

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Academics

BS in Cybersecurity

Gain expertise in designing, building, managing and investigating IT systems and infrastructures while analyzing security risks and vulnerabilities.

M.S. in CIT with a Specialization in Cyberforensics

Named one of the top five programs of its type, this program is multidisciplinary and requires courses in Computer Sciences as well as other fields.

Ph.D. in Technology with a Specialization in Cyber Forensics

Our ranked Ph.D. program specializes in all aspects of cyber forensics, cyber Infrastructure, cyber learning, and cybersecurity.

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PARTNERSHIPS

Our relationship with Law Enforcement is an essential and symbiotic part of our work. We specifically work with Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement agencies in identifying current and future trends and threats. We then turn those trends and threats into training or application development opportunities.

High Tech Crime Unit Purdue University

High Tech Crime Unit

The Tippecanoe County High Tech Crime Unit (HTCU) is a collaboration of local law enforcement agencies and Purdue University to provide investigative resources when examining with various forms of digital evidence. Purdue's partnership provides students great opportunities for real world experience, research topics, software development, and digital forensics training.

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Purdue Cyber News

Seigfried-Spellar receives Purdue Jefferson Award Posted on: February 02, 2023

Purdue Polytechnic’s Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar has been named a recipient of Purdue’s 2023 Jefferson Award.

Ringenberg completes giant leap from Purdue student to professor Posted on: November 21, 2022

Purdue Polytechnic’s Tatiana Ringenberg earned the title of “Boilermaker” four times — as an alumna with bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees, all from Purdue, and now as a faculty member in the Department of Computer and Information Technology.

Purdue cybercrime expert named Fulbright Scholar for her work targeting child sex offenders in Spain Posted on: April 15, 2022

Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar, associate professor of computer and information technology, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for her work in cybersecurity — specifically, for her upcoming research that will analyze the criminological differences and online grooming strategies of child sexual exploitation offenders in Spain, train Spanish law enforcement officers, and conduct community safety seminars.