Teaching Cybersecurity at the “Seams”

Author:
Steven Rigby, Amjad Ali
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Date:
01 July 2011
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Many computer security programs supplement their courses by providing labs to fortify concepts being taught, however, often these labs are taught in isolation and do not allow students to see the complexity of integrating a systems of systems architecture. The “seams” of these security systems are where deep learning happens and where attacks slip through. This paper discusses a capstone course designed to help students integrate security systems with all of its interconnecting parts and see the importance of putting these pieces together securely.

Teaching Cybersecurity at the “Seams”