Domestic violence often occurs as an acute incident at first, however, time and situational factors can increase the number of incidents as well as the level of violence. Data have shown that certain racial groups and socioeconomic groups are more susceptible to experiencing domestic violence. It's important for authorities to understand how IPV is influenced by situational and cultural factors so they can help identify individuals who are most susceptible to abuse and provide them with assistance and resources immediately.
It’s clear that technology has provided an incredible advantage in terms of efficiency in our day-to-day lives. However, such increased access and efficiency comes at a major price, specifically when it comes to the security of our personal information. AMU's Dr. Brett Miller writes about what individuals can do to minimize their vulnerability to hackers.