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

Cybersecurity Ranking #1

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.

Cyber Lab

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

Could fighting coronavirus compromise cybersecurity? Posted on: March 30, 2020

In an opinion piece for TheHill.com, Marcus Rogers, professor of computer and information technology, suggests that everyone be vigilant regarding their online actions.

CIT graduate researchers develop cybersecurity scorecard for Indiana government, businesses Posted on: December 16, 2019

Jim Lerums and Katherine Reichart developed the Indiana Cybersecurity Scorecard, a tool for non-experts to confidently self-assess the state of their organization’s cyberinfrastructure.

CIT professor hosts Indiana high school students, teachers at cybersecurity workshop Posted on: November 14, 2019

High school students and teachers from across Indiana participated in “Cyber Encounters,” a day-long cybersecurity workshop, at Purdue University on November 6.