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Rogers found the lottery hard drives contain a list of lottery players, along with their home addresses, email addresses and birthdates; personal emails to and from lottery employees including lewd jokes and information about workers’ children; agency databases, contact lists and contracts; serial numbers and other information about lottery scratch-off and pull tab ticket machines placed in retail stores around the state; and employee usernames and passwords used to log on to state computers.
Purdue University is schooling law enforcement officers from around the state this week in digital forensics — a sort of crime scene investigation for computers, according to Marc Rogers, a professor of computer and information technology and director of Purdue’s cyber forensics program.
Secure coding training courses often take a back seat to other material that competes for inclusion in the curriculum, said Pascal Meunier, a visiting assistant professor at Purdue University’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) program. Meunier said more security experts need to become teachers and join in the effort in creating and maintaining course material.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —A private company that measures faculty productivity has ranked Purdue’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Technology the top program in information security among universities in the nation.
“…forensic code breakers (are) working to go beyond the obvious and familiar…”
“The argument that people trust computers in other places is specious — safety-critical systems have been developed in other contexts using rigorous standards that are not applied to voting machines,” said Eugene Spafford.
A study on the cleanliness of biometrics security devices by Christine Blomeke and Stephen Elliot of the Biometric Standards, Performance and Assurance Laboratory has been featured in ScienceDaily.