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Ten years ago, we never thought of our mobile devices as being targeted by hackers. But with our increasing reliance on smartphones and tablet computers, cyber crooks have invaded this technology as well.


By Michele Ice

When firefighters from the Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services lost one of their own to cardiac arrest, they took steps to ensure it wouldn't happen again. Learn how check-ups, heart scans and prioritizing fitness have made all the difference.

European Union
On September 12, the European Union (EU) passed a law that could severely stifle freedom of expression on the Internet.

When you examine how AI and robots have entered many aspects of daily life, the next logical place where AI can be used is in education.


choosing a major Hoffman
Choosing a major in college isn’t always an easy decision. You may even change your degree program during your time at the university.

Tornado hurricanes
Hurricanes may lose their wind-speed, but they can still remain a serious flooding threat and lead to very dangerous weather conditions like tornadoes.

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Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 21, 2018: Three infants are among those stabbed at an overnight daycare center – and more news.

soft skills

By Dr. Michael Pittaro

Soft skills, such as interpersonal communication skills, are central to the work of officers, yet they are so often overlooked. Learn why all criminal justice professionals should consider how soft skills can be honed and applied on the job.

florence flooding
Florence was a category 1 storm when it made landfall. But no one in the Carolinas today thinks of Florence as a 'small hurricane' — or as 'just a 1.'

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Dr. Ebun Ebunlomo

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Technology and Forensics: The Future of Law Enforcement Sponsored By VACCINE

This On-Demand presentation focuses on the various types of forensics within the framework of training academies, colleges, and universities and how to prepare individuals for the shift from traditional to digital forensics including the use of an alternate interaction methodology, Visual Analytics by Demonstration, which allows people to provide visual demonstrations to interactively explore data in visual analytic applications.

Purdue University
Harnessing the Power of TEVUS: Assessing lone-wolf drone terror threats with the Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Portal Sponsored By Purdue University

This On-Demand presentation will introduce participants to the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), the TEVUS Portal, and the TEVUS Database. The Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Portal is a free, public-facing online interface and visualization tool that compiles behavioral, geographic, and temporal characteristics of extremist violence in the U.S. dating back to 1970.

American Military University (AMU)
Social Media and It’s Many Uses: From Information Collection to Humanitarian and Disaster Assistance, and More Sponsored By American Military University

The use of social media has become a vital part of information collection that contributes to the situational awareness of the intelligence, law enforcement, and other communities. As with any information collection method, there are inherent concerns with privacy and oversight. This On-Demand presentation will look at procedures and challenges associated with collecting data through social media.


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