Accession Number:

ADA333216

Title:

An Information Security Education Initiative for Engineering and Computer Science

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept., 1 Oct-1 Dec 97

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Report Date:

1997-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

This paper puts forward a case for an educational initiative in information security at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Its focus is on the need for such education, the desired educational outcomes, and how the outcomes may be assessed. A basic thesis of this paper is that the goals, methods, and evaluation techniques of information and computer security are consistent with and supportive of the stated goals of engineering education and the growing movement for outcomes based assessment in higher education.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE