Cyber Detectives Camp

Cyber Detectives CampLearn how law enforcement agents use cyberspace to solve serious crime! Receive hands-on training on collecting evidence, searching for hackers, identifying malware, probing bogus financial institutions, analyzing defaced websites, and open source intelligence gathering!

Cyber Detectives Camp shows high school students, grades 10-12, the reality of 21-century criminal investigation; develops their interest in the relationship between the cyber world and criminal justice; exposes students to real-world challenges of crime in the world without borders — the internet; and provides information on criminal justice, computer science, digital forensics education, and career opportunities. By engaging in substantively related activities during a one-week period, Cyber Detectives Camp will:

  • help students develop analytical skills
  • help students learn by performing steps involved in the scientific approach to cyber investigation
  • teach students to collect, secure, analyze, and present evidence
  • expose students to current generation research tools and methods used in cyber labs around the world
  • expose students to the tools of digital forensics for solving crime and protecting the world from cyber threats 
  • allow students to have fun while learning about topics such as phishing, hacking, hard drive analysis, malware analysis, and intelligence gathering
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.