Nationwide, about 6.85 million individuals were serving time in local jails, and state and federal prisons, or being supervised by parole or probation agencies as of late 2014, a new report shows.
As more youngsters spend more time online, a Pew Research Center report finds that 6 in 10 parents regularly check websites visited by their teenagers.
Members of the Class of 2016, who represent 34 U.S. states and nearly 60 nations, will gather on the Melbourne campus for the May 7 ceremonies.
People who reported feeling older than their age were about 10% to 25% likelier to spend time in the hospital during the next two to 10 years, according to the researchers' findings.
The new report found that firms where women account for 30% of corporate leadership could expect a profit boost of about 15% compared with firms with no women in the C-suite.
The $30 million memorial will be constructed on a 2-acre site a block from the White House that is currently a park named after John J. Pershing, overall commander of U.S. forces in WWI.
An annual report from the International Air Transport Association finds that lower airfares helped drive a 6.5% increase in global air passenger traffic in 2015.
Gridlock on the nation's roadways is likely to get much worse, with commercial truck shipments projected to jump by 43% by 2045, posing challenges for supply chain managers and other logistics professionals.
The poll by the Graduate Management Admission Council also found that most respondents planned to raise the annual starting salary for MBA hires at least by the rate of inflation in 2016.
The Federal Aviation Administration's B4UFLY app uses geolocation to notify unmanned aerial vehicle operators when they are in an area with flight restrictions in effect or within five miles of an airport.
As a growing number of employers turn to LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for recruiting, job applicants should be careful about what's posted on their social media accounts, according to a new survey.
Although electronic health records (EHR) are seen as bringing many benefits to the healthcare profession, researchers say the use of computers during office visits can hinder communication between doctors and patients.
There's rising interest in ad blocking software, which helps users avoid annoying and intrusive online content. But for website publishers, marketers and advertisers, the cost in lost revenue can be significant.
Although men account for most telecommuters nationwide, more women are working remotely as employers see telecommuting as a way of increasing employee engagement and productivity.
Among 148 nations, the United States placed 14th, with 57% of adults demonstrating financial literacy in risk diversification, inflation, numeracy and compound interest, according to a recent survey.
Nearly 60% of full-time, two-year MBA programs in the United States said applications were up in 2015, hitting a level not reached since the Great Recession, according to a new survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council.
A Bureau of Justice Statistics study examines how often people encountered the threat or use of nonfatal force during police encounters and the circumstances behind those incidents.
Many companies are utilizing employer-sponsored benefits as a means of attracting and retaining staff, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.
Veterans, minorities and women received $13 billion in loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration in fiscal year 2015, a significant boost from the previous year. The amount awarded to veterans jumped 101% over the previous year.
Psychologists found that people who were trying to lose weight or quit smoking were more likely to hit their goals the more frequently they monitored their efforts. They also benefited by recording their progress and sharing it with others.
A new study by the Pew Research Center finds that two-thirds of adults use sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, with increasing adoption among older Americans.
Nearly 90% of law enforcement officials nationwide said data analysis and intelligence-led tactics can significantly boost their agency's effectiveness, according to a new survey.
Sworn or authorized first responders who are full-time employees of local, state or federal agencies may qualify for a special undergraduate tuition rate of $250 per credit hour or a 10% tuition discount on graduate courses.
Hundreds of Florida Tech graduates will receive their diplomas during Fall 2015 Commencement ceremonies Dec. 12, including many students who earned their degrees 100% online.
The U.S. Surgeon General has launched a new campaign to promote physical activity and walkable communities as a way to improve the nation's health and well-being.
New statistics from Airports Council International show Hartsfield-Jackson International in Atlanta was the world’s busiest airport with 96 million passengers in 2014. Hong Kong topped the list of airports by cargo traffic.
As companies seek to bolster their accounting and finance teams following the Great Recession, average starting salaries are expected to jump by 4.7% in 2016, according to a new survey by a global staffing firm.
The information technology research and consulting company Gartner Inc. projects that spending on information security worldwide will increase by 4.7% this year compared with 2014.
Law enforcement officers across the United States made more than 11 million arrests in 2014, including 1.6 million arrests related to drug offenses, according to statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded contracts to private-sector companies as part of its Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions, and Noise (CLEEN) program.
An annual Gallup poll finds that 35% of Americans have a positive opinion of the airline industry compared to 32% who hold a negative view.
Almost half of all smartphone owners age 18 to 29 say they use messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Kik or iMessage, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center. About four in 10 use apps that automatically delete messages.
A new report by the American Institute of CPAs also finds that more than 90% of accounting firms expect to maintain or increase their pace of hiring in the coming year.
From a 5K run to a football game and a festival in downtown Melbourne, students, faculty, alumni and community members can enjoy an array of activities during Homecoming week from Nov. 3 to 8.
However, the American Psychological Association's Task Force on Violent Media concluded that there is insufficient evidence to link heightened aggression with delinquency or criminal behavior.
A new report by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics shows that fewer Americans were victims of property crimes in 2014 compared with the previous year, although there was little change in the rate of violent crime nationwide.
An audit by the Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General recommends the bureau continue efforts to hire and retain cyber agents.
A survey by the Society for Human Resource Management finds that 57% of companies discovered new hires on LinkedIn, while 30% added to their talent pool via professional or association social media sites.
As UAVs become an increasingly common tool for law enforcement, search and rescue operations, disaster response and commercial uses, lawmakers around the nation are considering limits to ensure safety and privacy.
The American Institute of CPAs is recommending a series of measures to help the nation's undergrads improve their financial literacy skills, including establishing a monthly budget.
Forbes magazine's annual ranking of the nation's top entrepreneurial research universities is based on the number of students and alumni who identify themselves as having started or owning a business.
However, most consumers remain concerned about their personal finances, with six in 10 survey respondents saying they spend without a budget.
A new study finds that music therapy could play a role in reducing the frequency of seizures suffered by epilepsy patients.
In addition to its 42,000 active-duty personnel, the Coast Guard has nearly 8,000 civilian employees in positions ranging from human resources to criminal investigation and information technology to logistics.
Established in 1997 and known as C3, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility comprises the Computer Forensics Unit, the Cyber Crimes Unit and the Child Exploitation Investigations Unit.
Individuals seeking to overcome an alcohol or drug addiction may have greater success by attending in-person support groups rather than the increasingly popular online groups, a new study has found.
About one-third of local police agencies nationwide provided officers with body-worn cameras in 2013, according to a new report by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Nearly 70% of departments used in-car video cameras.
Nearly all of the 20% growth in the total jail population since 2000 is the result of the increasing number of defendants being detained while awaiting trial, according to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
The Public Safety Assessment tool relies on a database of more than 1.5 million criminal cases to identify factors that predict whether a defendant is likely to commit a crime or fail to appear at future court hearings if released pending trial.
A new study found that people who spent time strolling in nature had reduced neural activity in an area of the brain associated with depression and also reported having fewer negative thoughts.
About one-third of employees have specific concerns about their own job skills, and how that will affect their current and future career prospects, the 2015 Emerging Workforce Study found.
The global ranking is based on alumni and faculty achievements, among other criteria, and is the latest in a series of honors for Florida Institute of Technology.
Projections by the federal Department of Labor show that jobs for supply chain professionals known as logisticians will increase by 22% between 2012 and 2022. That's much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations.
The Department of the Treasury is seeking public input on which female champion of democracy should be featured on a redesigned $10 note. It will be the first time in more than a century that a woman's portrait has graced U.S. paper currency.
Founded in 1865 to stop the widespread counterfeiting of U.S. currency following the Civil War, the federal agency is celebrating its 150th anniversary.
A new Gallup poll shows that 52% of Americans have considerable confidence in law enforcement, although the level of public confidence has fallen to its lowest level since the early 1990s.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to establish standards for greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft, saying the emissions contribute to global warming and endanger human health.
An estimated 226 billion apps will be downloaded worldwide in 2015, researchers say. Although smartphone users are spending more time on their apps, the number of mobile apps they access each month is holding steady.
The Pew Research Center says Americans value their privacy but that very few feel they have control over how their personal data is collected and used.
About 27% of police officers nationwide belonged to ethnic or racial minorities as of 2013, a significant increase since the late 1980s, new federal statistics show. The ranks of female officers also jumped during that period.
The International Air Transport Association, which represents about 260 airlines, said it would pause its Cabin OK program, which sought to recommend an optimal size for passengers' carry-ons.
The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center is seeking to train supply chain professionals and the general public on best practices to guard against counterfeit goods.
Building and maintaining a talent pool is a top priority for most accounting firms, according to a new report by the American Institute of CPAs. The findings are seen as an indication of a growing profession.
In the United States, 92% of companies plan to recruit recent graduates of Master of Business Administration programs in 2015, according to a survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council. The median base salary for those new hires will be $100,000.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police is seeking to provide additional resources for law enforcement agencies in the expanding fight against Internet-based crime.
A new Federal Aviation Administration campaign reminds tourists and residents that it's illegal to operate unmanned aerial vehicles around the nation's capital.
A partnership between the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation, the summer camp program seeks to teach youngsters about the growing field of cybersecurity and help prepare them for college.
Warning signs of supply chain waste and fraud may include weak bidding and procurement processes, and vague third-party invoice details, according to a new report by Deloitte Financial Advisory Services.
Individuals who are less trusting of others could be hurting their income levels in the long run, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.
There were more than 53 million Americans age 18 to 34 in the workforce as of early 2015, surpassing the number of Gen X workers for the first time, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
A new law requires the U.S. Department of Justice to establish a national alert system to warn of assaults or threats against law enforcement officers. The system, which will be modeled on the well-known AMBER Alerts, is named for two NYPD officers killed in the line of duty.
A new study finds that heart disease patients who are more grateful and thankful had reduced levels of inflammatory biomarkers, as well as less fatigue and improved mood.
The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center received almost 270,000 complaints of online fraud in 2014, with estimated losses to victims totaling more than $800 million. But law enforcement officials say that's just the tip of the iceberg.
Human resources managers in IT, financial services, sales, and business and professional services were most likely to screen employment applicants through social media, according to a survey by the online job site CareerBuilder.
According to a Pew Research Center report, minority residents were more likely than white residents to pay attention to local crime news. The study also found socioeconomic-based differences.
As cyber attacks and other evolving threats change the nature of law enforcement, FBI special agents are getting back to basics in the fight against crime. Namely, sit-ups, push-ups and some not-so-light jogging.
The FBI says more than 470 suspects have been captured nationwide since the bureau published its first Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in 1950. About one-third were located with tips and assistance from the public.
A little more than half of employers offer flexible work arrangements, according to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management. Mobile devices and other technological advances are making it easier for employees to work remotely.
The adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions is forecast to grow through the end of the decade, particularly in the aerospace and defense sectors, according to a new report.
The Federal Aviation Administration projects that U.S.-based carriers will be serving more than 1.1 billion passengers a year within the next 20 years, a significant increase over the 756 million passengers carried in 2014.
As the nation's first chief data scientist, DJ Patil will be tasked with crafting policies aimed at keeping the United States at the forefront of technological innovation.
A new report from the Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution ranks universities and colleges nationwide on how effectively they prepare their graduates for high-paying careers.
Worldwide, smartphones accounted for two out of every three mobile phones sold last year. Samsung remained the undisputed industry leader in sales, although Apple gained ground with the release of its iPhone 6 device.
The federal government and other public-sector agencies are competing with private-sector employers to recruit cybersecurity professionals in the face of increasing hacks and other cyber threats.
The U.S. Small Business Administration says its new resource, Leveraging Information and Networks to access Capital (LINC), will connect aspiring entrepreneurs with potential lenders within 48 hours.
The Federal Aviation Administration is recommending a slate of regulations for commercial drones, including height, weight and speed restrictions, as well as guidelines for operators of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
The national observance, which is spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health, seeks to give women of all ages the tools and resources necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
TV host John Walsh, co-founder of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, said the organization's partnership with the social network will be a "game changer" in the efforts to recover abducted children.
Transportation Security Administration officers discovered more than 2,200 guns inside travelers' carry-on bags at U.S. airports in 2014, a 22% increase over the previous year. Most of the weapons were loaded.
With deaths from heroin-related overdoses on the rise, criminal justice and public safety officials are seeking new ways to fight the trend, including the use of a life-saving medication.
The law enforcement agency is considering sites in Maryland and Virginia for a new headquarters for roughly 11,000 employees, including special agents, intelligence analysts and police officers.
Nearly 290 students who attended Florida Tech's online programs will receive their diplomas during the 2015 Spring Commencement ceremonies on the Melbourne campus.
Since it was established a decade ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Art Crime Team has recovered thousands of pieces of stolen artwork and cultural objects, ranging from paintings by Picasso to archaeological artifacts.
A doctoral student at Florida Institute of Technology is among the winners of the 2015 Small Business Person of the Year, part of the annual National Small Business Week celebration.
Federal officials say the new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will analyze data collected by homeland security and law enforcement agencies in order to bolster the nation's cybersecurity efforts.
More than two-thirds of marketers have incorporated mobile marketing into their overall marketing strategy, according to a new report by the customer relationship management firm Salesforce.
An annual survey by the Society for Human Resource Management found that 76% of organizations offered wellness programs to their workers during 2014, up from 70% the previous year.
Employers must do a better job engaging Millennials "or risk being left behind," according to a new survey by the auditing and consulting firm Deloitte Global.
The Know Before You Fly campaign, a partnership between the Federal Aviation Administration and industry groups, seeks to educate the fast-growing number of drone operators about regulations and safety tips.
Veterans with bachelor's degrees or higher were less likely to be unemployed during 2014 compared to those with only a high school diploma, according to a new report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
During the past 20 years, women have represented about 50% of the accounting grads joining the profession, the American Institute of CPAs reports. However, only about 20% of accounting firm partners in the United States are women.
A year-end poll by the Graduate Management Admission Council also found that 72% of employers expect to hire MBA graduates in 2015, up from 69% the previous year.
The use of alcohol and cigarettes among middle- and high-school students reached 40-year lows in 2014, according to the Monitoring the Future study. However, researchers cautioned that e-cigarette use is high among teens.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimates that almost 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, a chronic metabolic condition that can lead to health problems such as heart disease, stroke and kidney damage.
Florida Tech instructor Wayne Brantley, a certified Project Management Professional, will discuss how to become a project management guru during the April 1 webinar.
Compared with Baby Boomer collegues, Millennials are more willing to discuss their personal lives with co-workers and bosses, according to a new LinkedIn survey of thousands of workers worldwide.
As the American Diabetes Association celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2015, healthcare officials say exercise and weight loss are key factors in helping prevent the onset of diabetes, a metabolic condition that can lead to serious complications.
Associate Professor Marco Carvalho, executive director of the Harris Institute for Assured Information at Florida Tech, will direct a research project aimed at boosting the detection of cyber threats targeting critical infastructure.
More than one-third of companies surveyed expect to add full-time employees in 2015, according to CareerBuilder's annual forecast. Education requirements for job candidates are likely to grow more stringent.
As part of Florida Tech's affiliation with Larsen Motorsports, students will be able to participate in research and internships at the professional racing organization's new facility near the Melbourne campus.
By crowdsourcing data from players of the Airport Scanner app, researchers were able to conduct more than 2 billion trials in less than two years.
Concerns about consumer privacy have exploded in the past decade as the number of Internet-connected devices has skyrocketed to an estimated 25 billion worldwide, including home security systems, heart monitors and smartphones.
A new survey by the Pew Reseach Center finds that 43% of Americans believe women have to do more than men to prove themselves when it comes to attaining executive-level positions.
American businesses spent an estimated $5 billion on social media advertising in 2013 and that number is expected to hit $15 billion by 2018, according to Gallup's State of the American Consumer report.
Nearly 43% of projected IT spending worldwide in 2015, or more than $1.6 trillion, will go toward telecom services, according to a new forecast by research firm Gartner.
Since 1997, the number of U.S. companies owned by minority women has grown from about 929,000 to 2.9 million, with African-Americans owning the largest share, a recent report found.
While Facebook remains the most popular social network, more online adults also are using sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, new research shows.
Florida Institute of Technology, which has consistently been recognized as a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News and World Report, provides an array of benefits to military students and their families.
Florida Tech offers more than a dozen bachelor's degree programs 100% online, including Accounting, Applied Pschology, Aviation Management, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, and Criminal Justice/Homeland Security.
As of 2014, women owned an estimated 9.1 million U.S. firms, employing almost 7.9 million workers and generating annual sales of $1.4 trillion, according to a recent report.
New research links an optimistic outlook on life with significantly improved cardiovascular health. The findings could have major public health ramifications, as cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide.
The American Heart Association has identified seven simple steps to reduce heart disease and stroke, which cause about one-third of all deaths nationwide each year.
The mission crew aboard the International Space Station will conduct an experiment designed by students and researchers from Florida Institute of Technology, part of an investigation into the cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
The International Association of Women Police, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, has members from about 60 nations.
The federal law enforcement agency collected nearly $25 billion in fines and penalties from criminal and civil actions in fiscal year 2014, triple the amount collected during the previous year.
The FTC, which was created in 1914, conducts investigations and files lawsuits against companies and individuals accused of violating consumer laws.
A vast majority of Americans believe the Internet has made it easier for them to stay better informed about the world and more connected with friends and family, a new survey has found.
Falling fuel prices and economic growth are expected to boost airline industry profits to $25 billion in 2015, according to an annual outlook by the International Air Transport Association.
Criminal justice reforms are under way at the state and federal level in an attempt to cut the U.S. prison population by reducing sentences for low-level drug offenses.
The proposed Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would require companies to notify customers within 30 days of a network breach that exposed confidential information.
The law enforcement agency’s hiring campaign aims to attract technically trained candidates with bachelor’s degrees to combat the growing and evolving threat from cyber criminals.
Although the rate of nonfatal violent crime against the elderly has increased in the past decade or so, those individuals were victimized at a much lower rate than their younger counterparts, a federal Bureau of Justice Statistics study found.
Studying the character of the crime scene can help investigators effectively link crimes to a single killer by identifying commonalities across slayings, according to FBI researchers.
Global economic growth and new aircraft models are boosting the sale of business jets, particularly large-cabin aircraft, according to Honeywell’s 2014 Business Aviation Outlook.
Psychologists are exploring why some people have the urge to pinch adorable babies and squeeze cute animals. Believe it or not, bubble wrap has helped provide some of the answers.
The U.S. Small Business Administration approved more than $19 billion in loans during FY 2014, with both the number of loans and the total dollar amount increasing over the previous fiscal year.
Security agents who used conversation-based techniques were much better at detecting airline passengers with fake cover stories than screeners who relied on observations of body language, researchers found.
Researchers found that hand-washing compliance dropped by an average of 8.7 percentage points during a typical 12-hour shift, which could have major implications for infection rates in healthcare facilities.
Criminal justice experts point to several factors for the continuing drop in the crime rate, including better police tactics, widespread use of surveillance equipment and an aging population.
A growing number of U.S. states are prohibiting employers from forcing job applicants or employees to provide access to personal social media accounts.
Facebook, Twitter and other social networks continue to attract widespread attention among law enforcement agencies, according to an annual survey by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Florida Institute of Technology will award more than 1,400 degrees during the 2014 Fall Commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 on the Melbourne campus. Hundreds of students who earned their degrees 100% online will join their campus-based peers.
New Enterprise Resource Planning and Database Administration specializations created to meet growing need for professionals experienced at managing and mining data for business success.
A new report recommends changes to the use of eyewitness identifications in the criminal justice system, including training for law enforcement officers on effective protocols.
Federal investigators suspect hackers linked to North Korea are behind the cyber attack against Sony Pictures, which led to the disclosure of a trove of confidential information, including employees’ Social Security numbers.
Aviation regulators have granted permission for video production and aerial photography companies to use drones on movie sets, a major step toward wider use of unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say the Mobile Passport Control app will reduce wait times for U.S. citizens and Canadian visitors.
The federal agency’s Request for Proposal calls for an analytics tool that can detect “sarcasm or false positives” in tweets and other social media posts.
The rapid rise of social media has presented new challenges for the judicial and criminal justice systems.
Federal regulators say there were an estimated 142,000 animal-aircraft strikes reported between 1990 and 2013 at hundreds of airports in the United States.
The $24.1 million donation from a software company will support training and scholarships for business and engineering students, and also help establish Florida Tech’s new Center for Lifecycle and Innovation Management.
Federal authorities are offering rewards of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of individuals who point powerful handheld lasers at aircraft, including police and medical transport helicopters.
Since 2000, the Internet Crime Complaint Center has received more than 3 million complaints involving more than $2 billion in reported losses.
The GPS-based redesign will cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions and improve airlines’ on-time performance at four airports, according to aviation management professionals.
Retired Army Gen. Ann Dunwoody, Class of 1988, received Florida Tech’s Jerome P. Keuper Distinguished Alumni Award. Dunwoody is the first woman in U.S. history to reach the rank of four-star general.
As the cost of jet fuel increases, airline executives and aviation managers are turning to alternative energy sources ranging from hardy plants to household trash.
James Whittaker will give two free presentations on “The Data Economy” at Florida Institute of Technology, where he was a computer science professor for almost 10 years.
A century after the beginning of The Great War, the nation once again will pause to remember the sacrifices of its veterans.
Globally, more than one-third of companies reported being the victim of fraud between 2011 and 2013, according to a survey by accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
With fuel prices continuing to rise, aviation management professionals are exploring alternative sources of energy to power their fleets. The Solar Impulse 2 airplane has about 17,000 solar cells along its massive wingspan.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the use of unmanned aircraft for aerial surveys of oil pipelines in Alaska, the first-ever authorization of drone flights for commercial purposes.
Companies should consider introducing recognition programs to keep workers happy and boost performance, according to a Society for Human Resource Management report.
The FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration are among the law enforcement agencies that are affected by the new policy announced by Attorney General Eric Holder.
The Federal Aviation Administration is joining with more than a dozen organizations to highlight the potential weather hazards faced by general aviation pilots.
Nearly 500,000 new commercial airline pilots will be needed through 2032, with greatest demand in the Asia Pacific region, according to projections by aerospace company Boeing.
A new national study finds that two-thirds of companies allow employees to work remotely from home at least occasionally, a significant increase over the level of telecommuting in 2008.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Florida Institute of Technology a Tier 1 Best National University for five years in a row.
It is the second consecutive year that Florida Tech has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its support of veterans, active-duty servicemembers and their families.
As part of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Smart on Crime” initiative, federal officials will place priority on clemency applications from nonviolent offenders who likely would have received lighter sentences under current law.
Research by Gartner Inc. finds that companies also expect to spend more on mobile marketing tools and strategies in 2014 as smartphone ownership continues to grow among Americans.
Florida Institute of Technology was recognized as one of the nation’s top 50 entrepreneurial research universities in the annual rankings by Forbes magazine.
Special agents with Homeland Security Investigations have returned an estimated 7,150 artifacts to their countries of origin since 2007, including artwork and national treasures considered to be priceless.
A survey by the Society for Human Resource Management found that hiring managers waste little time scanning résumés before deciding a job candidate’s fate.
Each day, Transportation Security Administration officers screen about 1.8 million travelers at more than 450 airports nationwide. Prohibited items discovered during security checks range from loaded pistols to replica grenades and concealed stun guns.
High school-age drivers were more likely to be involved in situations that required them to take evasive action when their passengers were talking loudly and acting goofy, according to new research.
Federal statistics show that defendants convicted of property crimes were most likely to reoffend within five years of their release from prison, followed by drug offenders and individuals serving time for public order offenses.
Job listings, a resume builder, a military skills translator and other resources will be available to servicemembers and veterans as they prepare to make the transition from military duty to civilian life.
The annual Airport Service Quality awards, presented by Airports Council International, are based on surveys of passengers at nearly 300 participating airports worldwide.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved six test sites nationwide for unmanned aircraft as part of the agency’s efforts to integrate commercial drones into the nation’s airspace system.
A new survey found that 95% of companies plan to offer health improvement programs to their employees in 2014, including stress and weight management classes, gym membership discounts, walking paths, bike racks and on-site health assessments.
Students, alumni, faculty and staff, as well as community members, can enjoy events ranging from a talent show to a campus cleanup during Florida Institute of Technology’s Homecoming 2014.
A study published by the American Psychological Association found that about 7.5% of crimes committed by people with serious mental disorders were the direct result of the defendant’s symptoms.
Since it was created by President George Washington, the U.S. Marshals Service has grown into an agency with an annual budget of almost $1.2 billion, and more than 3,800 deputy U.S. Marshals and criminal investigators.
Federal law enforcement officials say the Next Generation Identification System will give police and other investigators quicker access to millions of criminal histories and fingerprints.
Thousands of aviation professionals will attend the National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention, where Florida Tech will highlight its 100% online Bachelor’s in Aviation Management degree program.
Plans call for the agency to add 2,000 officers at border crossings, airports and seaports in 18 states, including California, Texas, Louisiana, Michigan and New York. Officials say the extra officers will help improve efficiency and reduce wait times for travelers.
The number of seizures involving violations of intellectual property rights laws increased by 7% in fiscal year 2013, according to U.S. customs officials. Handbags and wallets, jewelry, electronics, apparel and pharmaceuticals were the most commonly seized items.
A new study found that 50 year olds who were bullied in childhood were more likely to be in poorer physical and mental health than their non-bullied peers.
Cigarette smoking is down and physical activity is up among American adults, according to a new progress report on the Healthy People 2020 initiative. Obesity remains a challenge, however.
The 2014-15 Times Higher Education World University Rankings measure colleges in five major categories, including teaching, research, citations, industry incomes and international outlook.
The Federal Aviation Administration has completed installation of a ‘state-of-the-art’ system designed to provide air traffic controllers and pilots with enhanced accuracy, while also improving efficiency.
Dozens of cities and states have enacted legislation to prohibit employers from asking about a candidate’s criminal history on a job application.
The move toward cloud computing and the increasing popularity of mobile devices and apps are presenting new challenges to organizations hoping to secure their data against cyber attacks.
In a split decision, the Federal Communications Commission calls on text messaging providers to give their customers the capability to text 911 from their cell phones.
Federal law enforcement agencies investigated more than 4,000 cases relating to the online exploitation of children in 2013. Officials say raising awareness is a key to combating such crimes.
Florida Tech Professor Richard Ford said ensuring that software patches are up to date is a critical step toward guarding against cyber attacks.
A new report includes protocols for deciding which officers should wear body cameras, when the cameras should be activated and when consent should be obtained in order to record interactions with the public.
Officers with the nation’s largest law enforcement agency processed about 25 million cargo containers and 360 million travelers at U.S. ports of entry in fiscal year 2013, statistics show. More than 420,000 individuals were apprehended by Border Patrol agents.
In a new study published by the American Psychological Association, researchers found that measuring personality traits such as conscientiousness could help doctors predict their patients’ risk for health problems.
According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, more than 250 cybersecurity incidents were reported to the agency’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team in 2013. Nearly 60% of the incidents involved the energy sector.
Industry groups say the transition to unleaded aviation gas must not compromise performance or safety for operators of general aviation aircraft.
The Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are among the organizations participating in National Preparedness Month.
Since the 1960s, the earnings gap between workers with a college degree and those with just a high school diploma has more than doubled, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center.
The U.S. Department of Transportation reports a 14% drop in the number of complaints filed against airlines in 2013, even as total passenger traffic increased over the previous year to about 826 million travelers.
The nation’s top law enforcement official is backing a proposal to reduce the average federal prison sentence for drug traffickers by 11 months, saying it would ease prison crowding and save taxpayer money.
Forensic accounting professionals may work in a range of specialty areas, including fraud prevention, valuations, bankruptcy and insolvency, family law, computer forensics analysis and electronic data analysis.
The Big Apple’s police department becomes the latest law enforcement agency to turn to body cameras as a way to improve officers’ interactions with the public.
New research finds that a recruiter’s rating of a candidate’s Facebook profile sheds little, if any, light on future job performance ratings or employee turnover.
A new Department of Veterans Affairs initiative offers tips on preventing, detecting and mitigating identity theft.
Two grocery chains and a hospital operator say their computer networks were hacked, the latest in a growing list of cybersecurity incidents involving major corporations.
The federal Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program, a joint effort of the departments of Justice and Health and Human Services, has recovered almost $26 billion since its founding in 1997.
Almost eight in 10 veterans expressed satisfaction with their education benefits under the GI Bill, according to a June 2014 survey by Gallup.
National Aviation Day first was proclaimed in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and is observed on or around Aug. 19, the birthday of Orville Wright.
Special agents with the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation section initiated almost 1,500 tax crime cases involving identity theft in fiscal year 2013, according to a new report.
Marketers are increasingly turning to mobile advertising as smartphones and tablet computers become a feature of the consumer landscape, according to an analysis by research firm Gartner Inc. Mobile ad spending is projected to exceed $41 billion by 2017.
Sports-related injuries accounted for nearly 2 million emergency room visits nationwide in 2012, including about 1 in 5 trips to ER among children age 6 to 19, the Department of Health and Human Services reported.
Learn about Florida Tech's launch of the First-Ever Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management - 100% online.
The Federal Trade Commission warns consumers to watch for telltale signs of ID theft, including missing bills or other mail, unfamiliar accounts or charges on credit reports and unaccounted-for bank account withdrawals.
A new survey by the American Institute of CPAs found that 49% of business executives are optimistic or very optimistic about the economy, with 15% reporting plans to boost hiring as quickly as possible.
A U.S.-based information security firm said it discovered the massive breach of personal data after a seven-month investigation. The theft is being blamed on Russian cyber thieves.
The International Air Transport Association reports that an improving economy helped drive airline passenger demand globally, with stronger growth in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.
The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says that 11% of the roughly 290,000 consumer complaints it has received since 2011 related to credit reporting, almost three-quarters of which involved the inclusion of incorrect information on reports.
A new report from the Federal Aviation Administration estimates that more than 1 billion passengers will travel on U.S. airlines in 2034, while air cargo traffic is projected to more than double over the next 20 years.
From its humble beginnings before World War I, the aviation industry has grown to employ 57 million people worldwide, with airlines projected to carry about 3.3 billion passengers and 50 million tons of cargo in 2014.
Beth Gitlin has been named Florida’s Small Business Advocate of the Year for 2014 in recognition of her contributions as director of the Women’s Business Center at Florida Institute of Technology.
Florida Tech University Online - School attains IACBE Accreditation for Business Programs.
Florida Tech University Online - School salutes the graduating class of 2014;
The U.S. Small Business Administration will name the National Small Business Person of the Year during the May 2014 weeklong celebration of small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Florida Tech University Online will be hosting a business management webinar on Thursday, February 13 at 8:00 p.m. EST presented by Dr. Keiron Hylton.
Florida Tech University Online – School announced as ranked in Two “Best Online Program” categories by U.S. News and World Report.
Florida Tech University Online - Ranked a Best College for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.
Florida Tech University Online – School’s criminal justice programs featured at Florida Police Chiefs Association Training Conference and Exposition.
Target is making headlines for confirming that certain customers' credit and debit card information was accessed by unauthorized individuals.
The Wall Street Journal reports that new data reveals is showing widening disparities college graduates are faring significantly better in the job market.
Florida Tech University Online - School announces brand new degree program; Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security.
Florida Tech University Online - Fall 2013 Commencement will be held December 14, 2013 on campus at the Charles and Ruth Clemente Center in Melbourne, FL.
Florida Tech University Online – School to host informational webinar on military benefits to assist servicemembers in enhancing career opportunities.
1,388 students to earn their diplomas from Florida Tech University during one of two fall graduation commencement ceremonies on December 14, 2013.
Inaugural Startup Weekend Space Coast Event to be Hosted by Nathan M. Bisk College of Business | November 22, 2013
U.S. News and World Report again ranks Florida Institute of Technology as a Top Tier Best National University, among the top in the state of Florida 2014.
It has been announced that Florida Tech's football program very first ever inaugural game against West Alabama in program history is a sellout.
Florida Tech University Online - School raises 96 spots in ranking from last year to this year in Forbes Magazine’s Top Colleges List in the year 2013.
Florida Tech University Online - School once again named one of the best colleges in the southeast region by the Princeton Review.
Florida Tech University Online - School is chosen to receive prestigious technology award from NASA.
Florida Tech University Online - School is chosen to receive prestigious technology award from NASA.
Florida Tech University Online - Increased activity from cyber spies overseas has resulted in an increased demand for cyber security experts.
Florida Tech University Online - Security tester from the firm Security Compass explains the intricacies involved with stealing money from a bank.
Florida Tech University Online - University honors law enforcement and public safety heroes with 10% tuition savings.
Florida Tech University Online - U.S. News & World Report ranks Florida Tech a best online program for veterans.
Florida Tech University Online - Florida Tech named to U.S. President's Community Service Honor Roll for seventh straight Year.
Florida Tech University Online - CBS Sports Network has selected the Florida Tech Panther's inaugural conference game against West Alabama Tigers to broadcast nationally.
Florida Tech University Online - School awards 1,168 degrees to students this past spring 2013 graduation commencement ceremony.
Florida Tech Unviersity Online - President Barack Obama's budget proposal for the 2014 fiscal year includes plans to increase funds, bolstering spending on cyber security.
Florida Tech University Online - ROTC student recieves the George C. Marshall Award, a national award and the highest award for an ROTC cadet.
Florida Tech University Online - Harris Institute for Assured Information to host renownedaAuthority in computer virus prevention.
Florida Tech University Online - Researchers at the school are investigating what is being dubbed “dark lightning,”
IT students and professionals changing careers are invited to the city of Tampa to explore Hillsborough Hackathon 2013.
Florida Institute of Technology - New timely inforgraphic highlight's supply chain's role in supporting space travel.
Florida Institute of Technology - School is heading the effort to protect computer networks from threat of cyber attackers.
Florida Institute of Technology - Software flaws continue to be ongoing issue in battle of cyber warfare.
Florida Institute of Technology - Companies force to call for stronger cyber security in light of increase in network intrusions.
Florida Institute of Technology - Learn the top degree and certificate degree programs that combat the threat of cybercrime from a regionally accredited institution.
Florida Institute of Technology - School welcomes public to Information Assurance Meeting on campus Thursday February 21, 2013.
Florida Institute of Technology - President Obama Addresses Cyber Security Concerns, Calls Nation to Action.
Florida Institute of Technology - IBM is utilizing supercomputer, Watson, to healthcare issues as they fight to find the cure for cancer.
Florida Institute of Technology - After former President Bush's family emails hacked shows that cyber crime continue to be a growing problem in our nation.
Florida Institute of Technology - The sixth annual Women's History Month luncheon to take place at Women's Business Center March 18, 2013.
Florida Institute of Technology - BlackBerry's utilizes the global stage of Super Bowl XLVII to unveil new product that will impact Information Technology industry.
Florida Institute of Technology Online learning hosts Stanford Lecturer on Evolution of Online Education February 20, 2013.
Florida Institute of Technology - School's Board of Trustees announces that there be no tuition increase for the 2013-14 academic year.
Florida Institute of Technology - MBA class wins second place in national marketing competition.
Florida Institute of Technology - Wal-mart will begin a program on Memorial Day 2013 that pledges to hire more than 100,000 veterans.
Florida Institute of Technology - Experts from security organizations call for the adoption of a cyber security doctrine.
Florida Institute of Technology - Facebook announces arrival of brand new search engine to challenge Google.
Florida Institute of Technology - Oracle fixes java security issue however, Federal Government Agency says to remain alert.
Florida Institute of Technology - The need for more therapists continues to grow as our nation's population ages.
Florida Institute of Technology - Major upgrades for military's transition assistance program announced.
Florida Institute of Technology - School will be host the Information Systems Security Association on January 17, 2013 for an Information Assurance meeting.
Florida Institute of Technology - School awards undergraduate and graduate degrees to over 1,400 graduates during commencement ceremony.
Florida Institute of Technology - Brevard County Young Entrepreneurs are honored during Business Plan Competition.
Florida Institute of Technology - Learn the Cyber Security threats student should watch out for in the year 2013.
Florida Institute of Technology - MBA Class named finalist in natural Gas Alliance competition.
Florida Institute of Technology - Professor Scott Tilley and Florida Tech alumna Tauhida Parveen highlight cloud computing in their new published book.
Florida Institute of Technology - Student Flies High with Military Scholarship.
Florida Institute of Technology - The federal government is seeking more cyber security experts in the wake of growing threats.
Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Launches Student Business Incubator with Crowd-funding on Rockethub.com.
Florida Institute of Technology - The U.S. Army is striving to train more educated college-educated cyber security experts.
Florida Institute of Technology to host Information Assurance Meeting on Thursday November 15, 2012.
Florida Institute of Technology Responds to Help Victims in North East after Super Storm Sandy.
Florida Institute of Technology - Financial Advice Website Ranks Florida Tech Graduates among Top Earners.
Florida Institute of Technology - Cyber Security Research Alliance to collaborate with Academia to tackle major challenges facing the field.
Florida Institute of Technology to host America's Natural Gas Alliance in Student-Led Campaign; Event Open to Public November 8, 2012.
Florida Institute of Technology - Twenty percent or one in five Americans have been victims of cyber crime today.
Florida Institute of Technology - U.S. Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta, is calling for the nation to bolster its cyber security efforts to thwart attacks.
Florida Institute of Technology's Professor Michael Workman publishes unique approach to information security in new textbook.
Florida Institute of Technology Masters in Business Administration program can help professionals climb the corporate ladder.
Florida Institute of Technology will be hosting an Information Assurance meeting on October 18, 2012.
Corporate Attorneys, Director call Cyber Security as Top Issue for Today's Businesses.
GI Jobs Names Florida Institute of Technology to Military Friendly Schools List for 2012.
Florida Institute of Technology is honoring Tom Folliard of CarMax during Homecoming 2012 awards gala on November 3, 2012.
Florida Institute of Technology will be celebrating Homecoming Week November 1-3; main activities open to community.
President Barack Obama is the first every President of the United States of America to visit the Florida Institute of Technology.
Florida Institute of Technology held unveiled its new Football Team and their uniforms at pep rally.
The Harris Institute for Assured Information at Florida Tech and the Space Coast Chapter of the ISSA resent a monthly lecture series on security trends and topics.
U.S. News & World Report again ranks Florida Institute of Technology as a Top Tier Best National University, among the top in the state.
Florida Institute of Technology named by Washington Monthly as one of the top universities for contributing to public good.
President Barack Obama fills entire Robert and Ruth Clemente Center for Grass Roots Event at the Florida Institute of Technology.
Chronicle of Higher Education names Florida Institute of Technology as one of the fastest growing universities in the country.
Sunday, September 9, 2012 President Barack Obama campaign stop will be making a stop at Florida Institute of Technology's campus in Melbourne, FL.
Recent study finds that company executives are demanding more improved levels of cyber security.
Coming to Florida Tech on October 9, 2012, The second annual Florida TechXpo; Florida's Premier Technology Innovation Exposition.
Forbes Magazine one again names Florida Tech among America's Top Colleges; University rises almost 100 spots in two years.
President Obama considering executive-branch action on U.S. cybersecurity after Congress failed to pass legislation to protect national security assets.
Fiske Guide names Florida Institute of Technology among their list of best schools.
Learn about how the nation is training the next generation of cyber security experts in the field of information technology and information assurance.
Examine how small businesses remain one of the most prominent and popular targets for cyber thieves.
Understanding the techniques and weapons used by hacktivist collectives, a study in cyber security issues.
Florida Tech University Online launches new master’s degree and graduate certificate in information assurance and cyber security.
Bloomberg Businessweek names Florida Tech the best college for return on investment in the state of Florida.
Explore Florida Tech University Online as it extends special military tuition rate to selected reserves, national guardsmen and their spouses.
Florida Tech University Online launches brand new master’s degree program in supply chain management offered 100% online.
Florida Tech University Online offers new master’s degree in Information Technology with a Specialization in Cyber Security.
Florida Tech University Online achieves high honors in U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever online education rankings.
Florida Institute of Technology graduates largest class in school’s history.
Florida Tech Is consistently ranked and recognized among the nation’s top universities.
Florida Tech to feature degree and certificate programs offered 100% online at Military Education Fair.
2012 Fiske Guide to Colleges names Florida Tech one of nation’s best colleges.
Forbes names Florida Tech Institute of Technology one of “America’s Best Colleges”.
Florida Tech Ranks among Universities Contributing to the Public Good in Washington Monthly’s 2011 Rankings.
The Princeton Review Recommends Florida Institute of Technology as “Best in the Southeast”.
Florida Institute of Technology consistently ranks among Top Tier 1 Colleges.
Florida Institute of Technology receives Military-Friendly Designation by G.I. Jobs for the third straight year in a row.
Florida Institute of Technology’s MBA in Project Management receives distinguished PMI GAC Accreditation.
New Additions to Florida Tech’s Accounting and Finance Program arrive amidst increasing employment opportunities.
Florida Institute of Technology tackles the Technology Revolution with IT Management program expansion.
With over 60% of employers seeking business graduates, Florida Institute of Technology makes management a major focus.
Florida Institute of Technology responds to the creation of 288,000 healthcare jobs with expanded program offerings.
Florida Institute of Technology responds to double digit marketing growth projections with the launch of a new graduate certificate program.
Florida Institute of Technology stays on the forefront of the Internet Marketing Revolution with a new Mini-MBA program.
Announcing new career-building resources for information technology professionals from Florida Tech University Online.
Florida Institute of Technology meets the growing demand for continuing professional education with 7 new Mini MBA Programs.
U.S. News-Ranked Florida Institute of Technology announces new Associate of Arts in Applied Psychology offered 100% online.
New Dean Announced for Florida Institute of Technology’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business.
More than 1,100 degrees awarded from nationally ranked Florida Institute of Technology.
Florida Tech University Online announces highest number of graduates eligible to walk in commencement ceremony.
Florida Tech debuts new MBA with a specialization in Finance 100% Online; providing a world-class business education in this rapidly growing field.
Florida Tech’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business introduces an MBA with a specialization in Accounting Degree 100% online.
2010–11 College Salary Report places Florida Tech's Bachelor's Degree graduates among nation’s top earners.
Florida Tech’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business introduces a customizable MBA Degree 100% online.
Florida Tech becomes first nationally ranked university to offer an MBA with a specialization in Internet Marketing 100% online.
Florida Tech becomes first nationally ranked, accredited university to offer undergraduate online psychology degree with five concentrations.
New University Alliance publication highlights Florida Tech’s 23 In-Demand Online Degree Programs for professionals seeking a competitive edge.
Florida Tech University Online honors military education survival kit winner, Regina Small.
Florida Tech University Online and University Alliance to host a complimentary military education webcast online.
Florida Tech University Online offers professionals a competitive edge with new MBA degree programs in two of today's most in-demand fields
Florida Tech University Online makes quality undergraduate education accessible to millions with five new associate’s degree programs.
Florida Tech University Online answers the demand for an associate’s degree program in criminal justice.
Florida Tech University Online’s eleven new undergraduate degree programs begin classes this week.
Florida Institute of Technology and University Alliance launch 16 nationally recognized degree programs available 100% online.
Jacksonville University RN to BSN students offered new course options through Florida Tech University Online.
Florida Institute of Technology graduates are soaring to new heights in their respective fields of study.
First class graduates from Florida Tech University online Master’s Degree Program.
Florida Institute of Technology begins enrollment for new online master’s degree made available by the University Alliance Online.
Florida Institute of Technology combines forces with Bisk Education to offer online Master of Science in Systems Management Degree.
The national event, Confronting Family and Community Violence, will feature almost 40 sessions and panel discussions on issues ranging from the effects of violence on child development to the experiences of military veterans in the criminal justice system.
A new report by the American Psychological Association found that more than 40% of youngsters don’t believe they are handling stress effectively, with 83% of teens identifying school as a source of stress.
An adjunct professor at the Florida Institute of Technology’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business has been honored as Florida’s Small Business Advocate of the Year for 2014.