Information Security and Intelligence

  • Quality Magazine: Maximizing Data Recovery

    October 29th, 2014"Maximizing Data Recovery", an article in Quality Magazine, explains the recovery of information from damaged digital storage media, and describes the work of ISI professor Dr. Greg Gogolin, Ferris State University ISI graduate Derek Brower, and Dr. James Jones from George Mason University. This project is apart of the National Science Foundation that includes Dr. Charles Beacon from the College of Arts & Sciences and Dr. Tracy Boncher from the College of Pharmacy....
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  • ISI Program Ranks in Top 25% Nationally for Cybersecurity

    September 12th, 2014In a recent study sponsored by Hewlett Packard, the Information Security and Intelligence program is ranked in the top 25 percent nationally for cybersecurity education. The colleges and universities are judged using five main criteria: Academic excellence Practical relevance Program faculty experience and expertise Student and alumni experience and background Professional reputation in the cybersecurity community Based on a weighted rank, Ferris State University ties with the University of Minnesota and outshines several noteworthy schools including the University of Illinois, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins University, and Boston University. On a statewide scale Ferris is ranked as the leading educational institution for cybersecurity. Students enrolled or planning to enroll in ISI through the Ferris College of Business are certainly on...
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  • ISI Professor's Book Contributes to Landmark US Supreme Court Case

    August 14th, 2014Dr. Greg Gogolin, a professor in the Information Security and Intelligence program, was recently cited several times in the landmark United States Supreme Court case Riley v. California. Gogolin's book Digital Forensics Explained, with contributions by professors Gerald Emerick, Vel Pavlov, and Jason Otting, was cited several times within the cases decision. His book is an explanation of the forensic practice from a practitioner's perspecive....
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  • Information Security and Intelligence Students Take 2nd Place at CCDC

    March 6th, 2014  A team of students from the Ferris State Information Security and Intelligence program recently competed in the Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition (CCDC) and were honored with a 2nd place state-wide ranking. ISI professor Gerald Emerick and Adjunct Professor Vel Pavlov advised the team. Both faculty members led the students in active security offense and defense. The team included Captain Eric Hendershott, Adam Logue, Aron Dignum, Benjamin Thompson, Joseph Schlehuber, Nick Galloway, Robert Garcia, and Ryan Griffin. The competition required students to take on a defense role, labeled as the blue team. The students worked against attackers, labeled as the red team, represented by ethical hackers from Trustwave’s Spiderlabs. Each team was required to install, configure, secure, and maintain...
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  • 2013 Cyber Studies Scholarship Winner

    May 6th, 2013Ashleigh Marie LaLonde, a student in the Information Security and Intelligence program, is one of only five in the country to receive the 2013 Cyber Studies Scholarship....
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  • ISI Reconstructs Their RSO

    October 5th, 2012The Information Security and Intelligence Alliance is starts up again for the fall semester....
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