CIC DIRECTOR

HOME  /  ABOUT  /  DIRECTOR

Dr. Kyung-Shick Choi

PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MS, Boston University; BS, Northeastern University



Dr. Kyung-Shick Choi

Director of Cybercrime
Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC)

Dr. Choi is the Program Director of Center for CIC at Boston University, where he oversees the graduate programs in Cybercrime Investigation and Cybersecurity (CIC). His goal is to foster research and training in the field of cybercrime and cybersecurity. 


Using an interdisciplinary approach, the Center encourages collaboration between criminology and other cybercrime-related disciplines for developing effective cybercrime prevention strategies and practices. The Center intends to promote conference sessions pertaining to cybercrime issues for researchers and practitioners of crossing disciplinary boundaries via a rigorous exchange of ideas and information. Looking to the future, Dr. Choi is preparing for cybercrime training and cybercrime research-related workshops through the Center. 


As an international cyber-criminologist, Dr. Choi has been invited as a guest speaker and a cybercrime expert for various national and international conferences including International Symposium on Cybercrime Response (ISCR), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the INTERPOL, and the AMERIPOL X Summit. Dr. Choi was also invited as a cybercrime expert to testify in support of a cybersecurity bill (No. H2814) for the Massachusetts Statehouse.


Dr. Choi currently facilitates the International Journal of Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Intelligence as both the Editor-in-Chief and the founding editor. Dr. Choi also conducts his own academic research, focusing on the intersection of human behavior and technology and how criminal justice can respond effectively to the challenges of cybercrime. In 2008, he proposed the Cyber-Routine Activities Theory (Cyber-RAT), which has become a predominant theory of computer crime victimization. His work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals. He is the author of the books Risk Factors in Computer Crime (2010), Cybercriminology and Digital Investigation (2015), and Cibercriminología. Guía para la investigación del cibercrimen y mejores practices en seguridad digital [Cybercriminology: Guide for cybercrime investigation and best practices in digital security] (2017). Dr. Choi is currently working on cybercrime and cybersecurity related federally-funded projects and international projects.

Dr. Kyung-Shick Choi

PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MS, Boston University; BS, Northeastern University



Dr. Kyung-Shick Choi

Director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC)

Dr. Choi is the Program Director of Center for CIC at Boston University, where he oversees the graduate programs in Cybercrime 

Investigation and Cybersecurity (CIC). His goal is to foster research and training in the field of cybercrime and cybersecurity. 

Using an interdisciplinary approach, the Center encourages collaboration between criminology and other 

cybercrime-related disciplines for developing effective cybercrime prevention strategies and practices. 

The Center intends to promote conference sessions pertaining to cybercrime issues for researchers and practitioners 

of crossing disciplinary boundaries via a rigorous exchange of ideas and information. Looking to the future, 

Dr. Choi is preparing for cybercrime training and cybercrime research-related workshops through the Center.

As an international cyber-criminologist, Dr. Choi has been invited as a guest speaker and a cybercrime expert for various 

national and international conferences including International Symposium on Cybercrime Response (ISCR), the United 

Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the INTERPOL, and the AMERIPOL X Summit. Dr. Choi was also invited 

as a cybercrime expert to testify in support of a cybersecurity bill (No. H2814) for the Massachusetts Statehouse. 


Dr. Choi has also spoken at a 2017 Latin American law enforcement symposium as a keynote speaker to the
AMERIPOL X Summit in Santiago, Chile, as well as the first International Symposium on Cybercriminology and

Cybersecurity in Bogotá, Colombia in 2018. Dr. Choi was also invited by a State Representative as a cybercrime and
cybersecurity expert to testify in support of a cybersecurity bill (No. H2814) for the Massachusetts Statehouse in 2017.

Dr. Choi currently facilitates the International Journal of Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Intelligence as both the 

Editor-in-Chief and the founding editor. Dr. Choi also conducts his own academic research, focusing on the intersection 

of human behavior and technology and how criminal justice can respond effectively to the challenges of cybercrime. 

In 2008, he proposed the Cyber-Routine Activities Theory (Cyber-RAT), which has become a predominant theory of 

computer crime victimization. His work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals. He is the author of the 

books Risk Factors in Computer Crime (2010), Cybercriminology and Digital Investigation (2015), and Cibercriminología. 

Guía para la investigación del cibercrimen y mejores practices en seguridad digital [Cybercriminology: Guide for 

cybercrime investigation and best practices in digital security] (2017). Dr. Choi is currently working on 

cybercrime and cybersecurity related federally-funded projects and international projects. 

Center for Cybercrime Investigation
and Cybersecurity

Director : Kyung-shick Choi
Main Office : 46 Warren Ave, Milton, MA 02186

Training Center : 1010 Commonwealth Ave. Room 515 Boston, Massachusetts 02215

TEL :  617-358-2807  |  FAX : 617-358-3595
EMAIL : admin@centercicboston.org


Copyright 2018 Center for CIC | Resource Guide for Global Cybersecurity Research & Training | All Rights Reserved |
Privacy at Center for CIC

CONTACT US

admin@centercicboston.org

Center for Cybercrime Investigation and Cybersecurity

Director : Kyung-shick Choi  |  Main Office : 46 Warren Ave, Milton, MA 02186
Training Center : 1010 Commonwealth Ave. Room 515 Boston, Massachusetts 02215

TEL :  617-358-2807  |  FAX : 617-358-3595  |  EMAIL : admin@centercicboston.org


Copyright 2018 Center for CIC  | Resource Guide for Global Cybersecurity Research & Training | All Rights Reserved
Privacy at Center for CIC

CONTACT US

admin@centercicboston.org