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That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

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DigForCE Lab

Digital Forensics for Cyber Enforcement (DigForCE)

The Digital Forensics Lab is a regional resource for law enforcement agencies and businesses, who have been victimized by cyber criminals. These agencies and businesses have a need for the extraction, preservation, and analysis of data from digital devices. This data can be comprised from computers, phones, and gaming consoles. DigForCE lab staff also provides training for various organizations.

Explorative technologies

  • Proof of concepts
  • Computer forensic approaches for devices
  • Gaming console forensics
  • Internet of Things (IoT) forensics
  • Insider threats
  • Mobile device forensics

Potential partners are local, state, and national agencies, along with private organizations. We also seek to be a resource for organizations, while providing free services to local and regional law enforcement.