Category Archives: Tips

Researching IoT Devices

Introduction It is safe to say that everyone is constantly connected, through our smartphones, social media accounts, and even smart homes. Every day, more and more innovative devices are released to the public. Any device that is able to have a relationship with another is part of Internet of Things (IoT). Forbes goes so far […]

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Free Password Managers – Live Testing

One of the most useful tools a person can use in their online life is a password manager. A password manager is a tool used to store records of a person’s usernames and passwords for their accounts. This can be used for any account, from email to social media. Luckily, there are many free password […]

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Recovery of Data Fall Blog 1

Data Recovery Project Goal This semester, The Leahy Center for Digital Investigation created a project to solve issues related to data recovery. This project shows that the average user often does not truly delete their data, and that it is possible to recover this data without spending money on high end tools, such as EnCase […]

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FOR 190 Internship Experience: Brendan Brown

  Each year the Leahy Center for Digital Investigation offers a unique opportunity to the first year students of Champlain: the chance to apply for a digital forensics or cybersecurity internship in our lab. This isn’t a conventional intern role, students directly partake in the Leahy Center’s research and conduct large scale group projects every […]

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Holiday Shopping Tips

A holiday message from LCDI’s Faculty Fellow Duane Dunston,  Assistant Professor of Information Security at Champlain College Safe Holiday Shopping recommendations: 1. This time of year the Phishing email attempts kick into high gear especially with the use of bogus delivery confirmation messages.  Be very, very careful with those messages, especially if you ordered a package and you […]

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