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Jonathan Rajewski
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Jonathan (MS, EnCe, CCE, CISSP, CFE, CSI, SANS Lethal Forensicator) is an Assistant Professor in the Computer & Digital Forensic program at Champlain College. Aside from his teaching responsibilities he is member of the Vermont Internet Crimes Task Force serving law enforcement and governmental entities. He is also a Director and Principle Investigator with the Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation. He won the 2011 Digital Forensic Examiner of the Year award from and in 2012 was recognized as one of the Nations top 300 Professors by the Princeton Review. His blog can be viewed at and twitter @jtrajewski

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Top 5 Ways to Protect Your Identity When You Head to College

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 3:16 PM

As another school year commences, here are some rules to follow that can help students avoid any digital nightmares related to their laptops, tablets and cell phones:

Rule number 1 - Protect your personal and school accounts by using dual factor authentication. Using just a username and password to...

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Arrest That Person -- They're Using Google Glass!

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 12:41 PM

Some argue that perception is everything. Recent news suggests that just by wearing Google Glass, you can be accused of committing a crime.

On October 30, 2013 Google Glass Explorer, Cecilia Abadie , was cited for speeding and for driving while using Google Glass by a law...

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Preparing for the Digital Future With Forensics Education

(1) Comments | Posted October 25, 2013 | 6:04 PM

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Champlain College's Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation

Better technology means a more mobile society. Digital devices make life easier, but they also open the door for computer hackers and other cyber criminals. The growing threat of...

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Cyber Security Awareness - Why Higher Education Institutions Need To Address Digital Threats

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 6:16 PM

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Champlain College hosts Department of Homeland Security Roundtable. Jonathan Rajewski (Left) and two Department of Homeland Security professionals tour the Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation on Champlain College's campus. Douglas Smith (Center) is the Assistant Secretary for the Private Sector.


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Digital Forensics and Fair Play: How Cyber Experts Can Level the Playing Field in Pro Sports

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2013 | 5:22 PM

Cellebrite Touch- A leading mobile device forensic tool used by experts

While the sports world anxiously awaits a final decision on the 211-game suspension of Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, digital forensics experts continue to use their technological expertise to...

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Through Google Glass -- Preparing Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Education

(1) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 12:54 PM

Google Glass, the voice-controlled glasses that act as a wearable computer, recently became available to a handful of initial testers. After participating in an application process and submitting a proposal on how I would use the product, I was selected as a Glass Explorer for Google....

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Identity Theft -- Your Use of Passwords Could Be Your Only Line of Defense

(8) Comments | Posted February 11, 2013 | 1:27 PM

When hackers stole 250,000 passwords from Twitter, some if not all of those victims could become a target for identity theft. In the growing complexity of identity theft schemes, villains are relying on several tactics to gain access to your protected data on the Internet. You...

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How a Computer Forensic Examiner Would Investigate the Manti Te'o Case

(2) Comments | Posted January 24, 2013 | 12:20 PM

In my previous blog post, I discussed several steps to prevent becoming victim of a Catfish. Recently, Manti Te'o went public with Katie Couric on how he "got a phone call on December 6th, that she is alive..." and still claimed that he was a victim,...

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How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of a 'Catfish'

(2) Comments | Posted January 18, 2013 | 4:28 PM

Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o claims to have been the victim of an elaborate online hoax. MTV's Catfish is a show about a similar online romance, one which also raises doubts about its authenticity.

Online impersonation with the intent of engaging in a relationship is becoming more...

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