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2011-11-03 13:04:00

Secret Service Deputy Director: "Quality, Quantity and Complexity Increasing" POTOMAC, Md., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The losses are staggering. The threats are real ... and growing. "The Secret Service has observed a marked increase in the quality, quantity and complexity of cybercrimes," said Keith L. Prewitt, deputy director of the U.S. Secret Service in his keynote speech at the 22nd annual conference of Economic Crime Institute (ECI) of Utica College. Many experts...

2011-10-07 12:15:00

New report suggests companies, governments losing battle with hackers UTICA, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, a non-partisan national security organization, notes that too often companies and government don't do enough to address cybersecurity shortfalls. When faced with cyber attacks, organizations often "patch and pray" and that practice can be disastrous in the ever-evolving, increasingly sophisticated...

2011-09-15 10:44:00

CIMIP Becomes Partner Sponsor of Protected Health Information Project UTICA, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the rapidly rising volume of personal health care information becoming computerized by health care providers, hospitals, medical insurance firms and other related organizations in both the public and private sectors, comes the looming threat that such information can be breached and used for criminal purposes like medical identity theft. Utica College's Center...

2011-06-03 15:26:00

Cybersecurity Experts Share Thoughts on Growing Threats, Solutions UTICA, N.Y., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Cyber Summit presented by Utica College and the Center for Internet Security (CIS) stressed a growing need for law enforcement to be savvy when it comes to growing cyber threats on regional, national and global security. "Understand that you are a target for the hacking community," said Patrick Gray, senior security strategist for Cisco Systems. "You're on the...

2010-12-29 09:20:00

Program to Kick Off with Residency in Asia-Pacific Region UTICA, N.Y., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utica College has answered the demand for advanced education to combat the rapid increase in global economic and financial crime by expanding its online Master's in Economic Crime Management to the Asia-Pacific region. According to the latest Kroll Annual Global Fraud Report, the amount lost by businesses to fraud due to theft of information and electronic data at global...

2010-12-21 14:07:00

UTICA, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted accreditation to Utica College's baccalaureate nursing programs. The CCNE Board of Commissioners said the UC programs met or exceeded all four accreditation standards. The first three address program quality: mission and governance, institutional commitment and resources, and curriculum and teaching-learning practices. The fourth standard is program effectiveness:...

2010-12-09 15:52:00

UTICA, N.Y., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, a new threat emerged in the world of cybersecurity: "hacktivists" have openly launched retaliatory attacks on businesses, organizations and even governments, shutting down their websites for hours or days. "We are witnessing a cyber war, the likes of which have not yet been seen," said Randall Nichols, professor and director of the cybersecurity programs at Utica College. "But the reality is that this is the battlefield of the...

2010-09-07 08:55:00

UTICA, N.Y., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utica College announces greater worldwide access for students interested in the school's industry-recognized Master's program. Utica College is now accepting applications for its online Master's degree in Economic Crime Management (ECM) with residencies in the Asia-Pacific region, beginning in the Summer of 2011. Utica College is a global leader in the field of Economic Crime Investigation and founder of both the Economic Crime Institute...

2010-03-31 16:28:00

Counterterrorism, Counterespionage, Forensic Training for Advanced Professionals UTICA, N.Y., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The threat of cyberterrorism is real and rapidly expanding, warned FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, speaking at a conference recently. Cyber crime -- including cyber terrorism, cyber espionage and online fraud -- poses a grave threat to national security, economic health and even personal safety. Utica College has designed a new master's degree that will answer...

2009-11-17 13:58:00

Strategic Information Resources Joins Research Collaborative UTICA, N.Y., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utica College's Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP) welcomes its newest stakeholder as Strategic Information Resources, Inc. (SIR) joins the research collaborative. SIR - headquartered in Springfield, Mass. - is a national provider of credit reporting, mortgage reporting and background screening services established in 1926. SIR joins a growing...