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What identity theft, insider trading, information security breaches, cyberattacks, financial fraud and terrorism all have in common is the devices used to carry out such acts all leave behind digital “footprints.”  Digital forensics is a fast-growing industry, and UAB’s new degree program combines criminal justice and computer science.
Walker will help identify which types of businesses embrace or overlook the importance of cybersecurity, and help capture best practices to increase the adoption of cybersecurity technologies.
WBRC FOX6 News special report “The Prison’s Professors,” a documentary exploring the history of UAB’s Donaldson Lecture Series, will be screened Thursday, April 7, at the Hill Student Center.
The BMEN Peer Mentoring Program is designed to provide academic and social support to black male students entering UAB. Brandon Cohill, Garrett Stephens and Samuel Sullivan IV were awarded the inaugural green blazers for 2016 at the Blazer Male Excellence Network’s Undugu Male Gathering.
What’s the cure for America’s overcrowded prisons? UAB criminal justice students went behind bars and into courtrooms to explore promising solutions. Discover what they experienced while working with inmate mothers and military veterans receiving a second chance — and learn how the projects changed both attitudes and career goals.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham African American Studies Program and the Department of Justice Sciences will host two events highlighting its role in the community.
Experts will participate in a discussion on police and minority relations in Birmingham in a townhall meeting Tuesday, Sept. 16.
Interviews with participants in prisons and halfway houses was used to capture data on the experience of religious conversion and the ways it altered attitudes and behaviors.

UAB launches Malcovery; new company detects cyber threats, neutralizes attacks, minimizes losses for groups in danger of malware attackers.

McQuade is the author of The Encyclopedia of Cyber Crime and Cyber Bullying: Protecting Kids and Adults from Online Bullies.

UAB has qualified for the American Mock Trial Association national tournament 12 of the past 15 years.

After detecting methamphetamine contamination on cash from stores around town, students ask: Is this a trend or coincidence?

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