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URI gets technical on crime

The technological changes happening at warp speed in the Internet Age have our heads spinning, but bad guys of one stripe or another—from hackers to terrorists—seem to know how to control the spin. That leaves experts on the right side of the law to figure out how to stay ahead of them, and several URI professors are in the forefront of that effort.

Last April, URI received the distinction of being named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, thanks mostly to the groundbreaking work of professors in computer science and electrical engineering. The citation, which comes from the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security...


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