NJIT Newsroom tagged with "terrorism" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Physicist Sees Terahertz Imaging As Ultimate Defense Against Terrorism http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-116.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-116.phpMon, 12 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 John Federici, a physics professor at NJIT, sees the use of terahertz rays as a critical technology in the defense against suicide bombers and other terrorist activities.  Federici and his research team recently described experimental results from a digital video camera invented in their laboratory that uses a terahertz imaging system.  One day such a device could be used to scan airport passengers quickly and efficiently. “Video-Rate terahertz Interferometric and Synthetic Aperture Imaging” appeared in Applied Optics (July, 2009). 

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NJIT, US Marine Corps Reserve Association Host Counter-Terrorism Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-400.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-400.phpWed, 11 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 A free, day-long terrorism preparedness symposium covering counter-terrorist strategies and highlighting new and developing technologies to combat threats and regional concerns will be held at NJIT on Nov. 14, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

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Counter-Terrorism Symposium Held at NJIT Tomorrow http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-379.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-379.phpFri, 17 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The public is invited to a counter-terrorism symposium tomorrow at NJIT from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The forum will focus on ways to secure schools, health and transportation facilities, protect customs, borders and port security, strengthen emergency response times and more.  

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Open University To Host Seminar on Cybersecurity and Cyberterrorism http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-161.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-161.phpWed, 18 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Robert Statica, information technology program administrator, director of NJIT's Computer Forensic and Cybersecurity Lab and co-director of NJIT's Center for Information Protection, will discuss cybersecurity and cyberterrorism at an Open University seminar on April 18, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 400.

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NJIT and Marine Reserve Host Counter-Terrorism Symposium: Nov. 11, 2006 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-448.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-448.phpSat, 11 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 The NJ chapter of the Marine Corps Reserve Association and NJIT will sponsor the Counter-Terrorism Symposium on Nov. 11, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at NJIT. The keynote speaker for this one-day terrorism preparedness symposium is retired Maj. Gen. George T. Garret, assistant to the director, NJ Office of Homeland Defense.

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NJIT Offers New Certificate To Fight Digital and Physical Terrorism http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-311.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-311.phpWed, 09 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400 This fall, NJIT will offer to companies and government agencies a practical, hands-on and sophisticated six-course, 18-credit certificate program designed to combat digital and physical terrorism. "Our goal is to create a new generation of counter-terrorism experts and we think the array of in-depth courses we've put together will fit the bill,” said Robert Statica, program director.

Tagged: department of computer science, digital forensics, certificate, robert statica, counter-terrorism, computer crime


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NJIT Physicist Sees Terahertz Imaging As Ultimate Defense Against Terrorism http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-408.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-408.phpMon, 31 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0500 John Federici, PhD, a professor in the department of physics and other physicists at NJIT recently received a U.S. Patent for a Terahertz imaging system and method. Since 1995, Terahertz imaging has grown in importance as new and sophisticated devices and equipment have empowered scientists to understand its potential. “I see the Terahertz spectrum as one of the critical technologies for defense against suicide bombers and other terrorist activities,” Federici said.

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NJIT Hosts Homeland and Cyber-Security Conference: Counter-terrorist and Cyber-Terrorist Experts to Discuss Safety Issues http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-039.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-039.phpMon, 14 Apr 2003 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) hosts a homeland and cyber- security conference, in which counter-terrorist and cyber-terrorist experts from the U.S. Army, industry, government and academia will discuss the current needs and future challenges in homeland and cyber security.

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Global Positioning System (GPS) at New Jersey Institute of Technology Numbers Among Nation’s Best: Expert Available To Discuss System http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-026.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-026.phpThu, 20 Mar 2003 00:00:00 -0500 If an act of terrorism were to occur again in the New York City region, the Global Positioning System (GPS) base station, located at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) would go into immediate action. The system, which was used extensively by rescuers during the World Trade center recovery effort, provides very high accuracy positioning, says Joshua Greenfeld, Ph.D., professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT.

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