Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Robert W. Taylor, Tory J. Caeti, Kall Loper, Eric J. Fritsch, and John Liederbach of the Department of Criminal Justice have published a book entitled "Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism" through Prentice-Hall (Taylor and Loper are faculty affiliates of CICS). This book explores both technical aspects of digital crime as well as behavioral aspects of computer hackers, virus writers, terrorists and other offenders, and is available in major bookstores and through online booksellers.

Monday, September 20, 2004

UNT and CICS have received a commendation from Governor Rick Perry for CICS's work in cybersecurity. Prof. Tate accepted the commendation at the Fall 2004 faculty convocation, where he received the UNT "National Security Award".

Tuesday, April 13, 2004

The National Security Agency, or NSA, has awarded the University of North Texas with the designation of a "Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education" for its strong computer and information security program. This prestigious designation recognizes UNT's commitment to excellence in information assurance, and places UNT among the top academic programs in computer security in the nation. UNT was among 10 new designees for 2004, bringing the total to 60 institutions nationwide designated as centers of excellence.

Wednesday, November 12, 2003

The computer science and security courses offered by the University of North Texas have been certified as a 100% mapping to the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) National Standards 4011 (for Information Security Professionals) and 4013 (for Security System Adminstrators).