Creating a safety web

Creating a safety web

Improving IP security has become more urgent nationwide. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security designated UNT's Center for Informational and Computer Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education. This research has produced much-needed VoIP security technology and start-up companies.

Partner Spotlight
Protecting the cloud Protecting the cloud

Is your data secure in the cloud? Net-centric and cloud software and systems must be in a state of continual improvement. UNT's Krishna Kavi leads a national research center that focuses on cloud improvements.

Research Spotlight
Wi-Fi drones
Drones to the rescue

Communication at disaster scenes is critical. Many times cellular signals are weak or interrupted. The Associated Press says Wi-Fi transmitters on drones are part of the solution. UNT researchers are working with the Austin Fire Department among others — to assist search and recovery efforts.

Cell phone forensics
Cell phone forensics

Cell phones — and their embedded information — are increasing in importance for crime investigations. A phone's complexity and growing data content are becoming a key to solving and preventing crimes. UNT's New College at Frisco, an offsite instructional facility, will house the criminal justice program's new digital evidence lab to help police examine the contents of cell phones.

Mapping the brain
The criminal mind: a math problem?
A UNT psychologist is contributing to our understanding of mental illnesses. Craig Neumann recently used a mathematical model to measure the brain activity of prison inmates with psychopathic tendencies. He found a reduced amount of gray matter in the system of the brain that governs emotion, motivation and saliency.

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