Infosec Education and Expert Witnessing

Author:
William J. Caelli, Caroline L. Allinson
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Date:
01 July 2004
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Education and training in the discipline of information assurance must allow for a dual approach to this activity. This dual approach becomes clear when the problem of “expert witnessing” in the information technology area during legal proceedings is considered. The basic concern lies in the need to clarify educational objectives against a background of two different and often opposing “market” demands on the education and training process as well as on the underlying discipline content. The two opposing “forces” may be categorized as firstly the “computer science and engineering (CSE)” or “base technology” approach while the second may be identified as the “information systems (IS)” or “business requirements” approach, mirroring the debate in the general IT education arena.

Infosec Education and Expert Witnessing