Dr. Rob D’Ovidio

 

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Contact Information

  1. Email: rd64@drexel.edu

  2. Office Phone: (215) 895-1803

 

Selected Publications

Recent Conference Presentations

Recent Invited Speeches & Addresses

California Department of Justice, Identity Theft Task Force. San Diego, CA. January 2010. “Mobile Phone, Digital Evidence, and Crime.

Berks County District Attorney’s Office, Reading, PA. November 2008. “Seizing Mobile Phones and Related Evidence.”

High Technology Crime Investigation Association – Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter, Newtown, PA. September 2008. “Cell Phones and Crime.”

National Governors Association, National Strategic Policy Council on Cyber and Electronic Crime, Arlington, VA. September 2008. “Computer-Based Sexual Exploitation of Children: Recognizing the Needs of Law Enforcement.”

United States Secret Service, Electronic Crimes Task Force Quarterly Symposium, Philadelphia, PA. June 11, 2008. “The Dark Side of Online Activism: The Case of Adult-Child Sex Advocacy Websites.”

St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA. October 2007. “Computer-Facilitated Sexual Exploitation of Children: Exploring the Online Communities of Adult-Child Sex Advocacy Groups.”

FBI Regional Computer Forensics Lab, Philadelphia, PA. August 2007. “Tracing Internet Communications in Support of Computer Crime Investigations.”

“Who’s Watching the Net: The Risk of Victimization with Public Access Wi-Fi” U.S. Department of Defense, 2010 Cyber Crime Conference. St. Louis, MO. January 2010.

“Hiding Crimes in Cyberspace: Crime & Victimization in Public-Access Internet Facilities.” American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. November 2009.

“The Cyber Crime and Computer Forensics Institute.” U.S. Department of Defense, 2009 Cyber Crime Conference. St. Louis, MO. January 2009.

“Law Enforcement Training and Technical Needs Regarding Computer Crime & Digital Forensics: Lessons Learned through Research.” International High Technology Crime Investigation Association Annual Conference. Atlantic City, NJ. October 2008.

“Seizing Mobile Phones and Related Digital Evidence.” International High Technology Crime Investigation Association Annual Conference. Atlantic City, NJ. October 2008.

“The Underlying Structure of Personal We Usage in the Workplace.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. August 2008. (Runner-up for best paper in Organizational Communication & Information System Division)

“Computer Facilitated Sexual Exploitation of Children: Recommendations for Research and Policy.” National Institute of Justice Evaluation Conference, Washington, DC. July 2008.

D’Ovidio, R., Mitman, T., El-Burke, I. and Shumar, W. (in press). Adult-Child Sex Advocacy Websites as Learning Environments for Crime. In K. Jaishankar (Ed.), Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

D’Ovidio, R., Mitman, T., El-Burke, I. and Shumar, W. (2009). Adult-Child Sex Advocacy Websites as Social Learning Environments: A Content Analysis. International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 3(1): 421-440. (click to access full text copy)

Simmers, C., Anandarajan, M. and D’Ovidio, R. (2008). The Underlying Structure of Personal Web Usage in the Workplace.  Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

National Institute of Justice. (2008) Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders. Rockville, Maryland. Electronic Crime Partnership Initiative.  (click to access full text copy)

D’Ovidio, R. (2007). The Evolution of Computers and Crime: Complicating Security Practice. Security Journal. 20: 45-49. (click to access full text copy)

National Governors Association. (September 2006). Online Sexual Exploitation of Children. Washington, D.C.: D’Ovidio, R. and O’Leary, R.J.

Doyle, J. and D’Ovidio, R. (2004). Computer Crime. In M. Rosen (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement: Volume 1 - State and Local Law Enforcement. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

D’Ovidio, R. and Doyle, J. (2003). Cyberstalking: Understanding the Investigative Hurdles. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 72(3):10-17.  (click to access full text copy)