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Berson, Michael J.; Berson, Ilene R. – Social Education, 2014
Educators have been increasingly sensitized to the role of schools in developing students' cyberethics, cybercitizenship, and cybersafety, which have emerged as one of the most pressing and yet unexplored areas of education. The Department of Defense has identified challenges to cybersecurity infrastructure as a significant risk for the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, School Role, School Safety
White, Jautau Kelton – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Current cybersecurity measures have become a major concern for commercial organizations in the United States. As the cyber-attack landscape expands and the skills and knowledge of the cyber-attacker become broader, the current measures that are taken and the laws structured around them are making it increasingly difficult for commercial…
Descriptors: Information Security, Computer Security, Computer Networks, Crime
Newmeyer, Kevin Patrick – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Developing nations have been slow to develop and implement cybersecurity strategies despite a growing threat to governance and public security arising from an increased dependency on Internet-connected systems in the developing world and rising cybercrime. Using a neorealist theoretical framework that draws from Gilpin and Waltz, this qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Computer Security, Information Security
Morsey, Christopher – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In the critical infrastructure world, many critical infrastructure sectors use a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. The sectors that use SCADA systems are the electric power, nuclear power and water. These systems are used to control, monitor and extract data from the systems that give us all the ability to light our homes…
Descriptors: Information Security, Computer Security, National Security, Energy
Choi, Min Suk – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities are causing substantial financial losses for governments and organizations all over the world. Cybersecurity criminals are stealing more than one billion dollars from banks every year by exploiting vulnerabilities caused by bank users' computer misuse. Cybersecurity breaches are threatening the common…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Computer Security, Self Efficacy, Computer Use
McFadden, Matthew – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Cyber incident response is an emphasized subject area in cybersecurity in information technology with increased need for the protection of data. Due to ongoing threats, cybersecurity imposes many challenges and requires new investigative response techniques. In this study a Linux Incident Response Framework is designed for collecting volatile data…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Computer Security, Crime, Models
Li, Weifeng – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Social media analytics is a critical research area spawned by the increasing availability of rich and abundant online user-generated content. So far, social media analytics has had a profound impact on organizational decision making in many aspects, including product and service design, market segmentation, customer relationship management, and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Information Security, Role, Crime
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Williams, Cheryl S.; Krueger, Keith R. – T.H.E. Journal, 2005
Most educators have little experience or expertise in cybersecurity. Yet, it is one of the most pressing vulnerabilities in today's society. Beyond simply being aware of this vulnerability, educational leaders must ask themselves: What is an effective strategy for managing cybersecurity concerns? Whom do you trust to give you the best information?…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Computer Security, Crime, School Districts
American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. – 2002
The education and training of the cybersecurity workforce is an essential element in protecting the nation's computer and information systems. On June 26-28, 2002, the National Science Foundation supported a cybersecurity education workshop hosted by the American Association of Community Colleges. The goals of the workshop were to map out the role…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Computer Security, Computers, Crime
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Goldsborough, Reid – Teacher Librarian, 2005
Many people still have not heard about the many ways identity theft via bogus e-mail links, or "phishing," is escalating, with criminals becoming ever more brazen and sophisticated in their online schemes to trick people into revealing their personal information. The tricksters are getting trickier. One of the newest scares involves…
Descriptors: Internet, Deception, Computer Security, Crime
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Blezard, Rob – Community College Journal, 2002
Discusses ways in which community colleges are lending their expertise and experience to help make the nation safer after the September 11th attacks. Reports that community colleges are instituting public safety and cybersecurity measures on their campuses and teaching others to do the same. Adds that community colleges are also training public…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Crime
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Teles, Elizabeth J.; Hovis, R. Corby – Community College Journal, 2002
Describes recent federal legislation (H.R. 3394) that charges the National Science Foundation with offering more grants to colleges and universities for degree programs in computer and network security, and to establish trainee programs for graduate students who pursue doctoral degrees in computer and network security. Discusses aspects of…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Crime
Borja, Rhea R. – Education Week, 2006
While schools rightly fear break-ins to their computer systems by professional criminals, students are increasingly giving educators almost as much to worry about. Reports of students' gaining access to school networks to change grades, delete teachers' files, or steal data are becoming more common, experts say, and many districts remain highly…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Computer Networks, Students, Crime