Combining Theory with Practice in Information Security Education

Author:
Li-Chiou Chen, Chienting Lin
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93.75 kB
Date:
01 July 2007
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To meet the current industry demand for qualified security professionals, we need innovative courseware that can help students apply information assurance theory into practice. This paper describes our experience in designing hands-on information assurance courseware that addresses the current demand. In addition, we have presented a survey instrument to assess our design based on the contents of lectures, the contents of laboratory exercises, the relevance between the lecture and laboratory exercises, and the overall impact of the class on students.

Combining Theory with Practice in Information Security Education