About the Department

Cyber Criminology at UA

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Cyber Criminology Minor

If you are interested in enrolling in the Cyber Criminology minor or are a current CC student, please visit our Welcome Page!

The cyber criminology minor combines the technical aspects of thwarting cyber attacks and processing digital forensic evidence with classes on understanding criminal motivations. The 18-credit hour minor includes classes in the departments of criminal justice, computer science, psychology, and accounting.

Cybercrime Research and Policy Hub

The UA Cybercrime website is a hub for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, students, and anyone interested in cybercrime and cyber security-related topics. Find the latest information on cutting-edge studies conducted on international cyber security matters, criminal activities on the Tor Network, and online criminality, as well as other cybercrime resources.

Joint Electronic Crimes Task Force

Dr. Diana Dolliver and UAPD Capt. Clay Hickman at the Joint Electronic Crimes Task Force located in Cyber Hall on UA’s campus.

Created through a partnership between The University of Alabama and local law enforcement agencies, the Joint Electronic Crimes Task Force cyber forensics lab represents a unique partnership between academics and law enforcement professionals. The JECTF lab assists local and national law enforcement officials with processing digital evidence for use in cybercrime investigations and prosecutions. The lab is also a teaching facility, providing internships for UA graduate and undergraduate students throughout the year.