Information Security Curricula in Computer Science Departments: Theory and Practice

Author:
Alec Yasinsac
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24 May 2001
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Information Security college-level education efforts received a financial shot in the arm late last year with the announcement of a federal funding program to train an information security workforce. In this paper, we address issues surrounding development of a viable Computer Science, Information Security curriculum that meets the varying needs of the federal government, industry, and academia. The foundation of our program is research and education on information security and the underlying enabling technologies such as cryptography.

Information Security Curricula in Computer Science Departments: Theory and Practice