Experience Implementing IT2005 IAS Curriculum in Existing Programs

Author:
Melissa Jane Dark, Joseph J. Ekstrom, Barry M. Lunt
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01 July 2006
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The IT2005 model curriculum describes Information Assurance and Security as a pervasive theme that must be integrated throughout the IT curriculum. The associated knowledge area provides a minimum set of outcomes for every IT student associated with this important subject. Implementing a knowledge area that is required across the entire curriculum is a significant challenge, since security has historically been given weak coverage in computing courses. In this paper we introduce the approaches used in two IT programs for implementing the IT2005 requirement for IAS as a “pervasive theme”.

Experience Implementing IT2005 IAS Curriculum in Existing Programs