CyberSecurity as General Education

Author:
Rajendra K. Raj, Sumita Mishra, Carol J. Romanowski, Trudy M. Howles
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95.32 kB
Date:
01 July 2011
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The modern world of computing familiar to most college students is one based on mobile devices that rely increasingly on cloud storage. In this world, all students need to have a conceptual and practical understanding of the inherent computing, data, and privacy/security issues involved, but most institutions treat CyberSecurity education only as part of the institution’s computing or information security curricula. At best, most students are introduced to this modern world through superficial courses on using mobile devices. The authors propose to make computer security and information assurance part of the general education for all undergraduates.

CyberSecurity as General Education