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Mangan, Katherine – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
A lot of students have benefited from part of the $27-million in federal and state grant money that Del Mar College has received since it opened a centralized office for grants and sponsored research in 2005. Del Mar, which has about 11,000 credit-seeking students, is one of a growing number of community colleges that make up for shrinking state…
Descriptors: Grants, Community Colleges, Grantsmanship, State Federal Aid
Caudle, Daryl L. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The nation's critical infrastructure, information systems, and telecommunication networks are vulnerable and threatened by an ever-growing number of attacks in cyberspace. An essential element of the nation's comprehensive approach to cybersecurity is the ability for the Department of Defense to protect and defend its information enterprise.…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Organizational Change, Telecommunications, Information Technology
Barthur, Ashrith – ProQuest LLC, 2016
There are two essential goals of this research. The first goal is to design and construct a computational environment that is used for studying large and complex datasets in the cybersecurity domain. The second goal is to analyse the Spamhaus blacklist query dataset which includes uncovering the properties of blacklisted hosts and understanding…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Information Security, Data Collection, Internet
US House of Representatives, 2015
This paper presents the first joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies of the Committee on Homeland Security and the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The subcommittees met to examine data collection…
Descriptors: Privacy, Data Analysis, Information Security, Computer Security
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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
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Lukowiak, Marcin; Radziszowski, Stanislaw; Vallino, James; Wood, Christopher – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2014
With the continuous growth of cyberinfrastructure throughout modern society, the need for secure computing and communication is more important than ever before. As a result, there is also an increasing need for entry-level developers who are capable of designing and building practical solutions for systems with stringent security requirements.…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Computers, Computer Software, Computer Science Education
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Shumba, Rose – Journal on Educational Resources in Computing, 2006
In the summer of 2003, a project to augment and improve the teaching of information assurance courses was started at IUP. Thus far, ten hands-on exercises have been developed. The exercises described in this article, and presented in the appendix, are based on actions required to secure a Linux host. Publicly available resources were used to…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Experiential Learning, Computer Software, Open Source Technology
Nedyalkova, Anna; Bakardjieva, Teodora; Nedyalkov, Krasimir – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
This paper suggests digital approaches in university management. Digital transformation requires leadership that can maintain and balance competing interests from faculty, administrators, students and others. The team of Varna Free University designed a flexible proper solution VFU SMART STUDENT aiming at lower operating costs and better…
Descriptors: Information Security, Information Systems, Computer Networks, Guidelines
Vance, Erik – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
In this article, the author describes a new cybersecurity course at the University of Abertay Dundee in Scotland. Geoffrey R. Lund, leader of the software-applications program at Abertay, says the course prepares students for a rapidly growing job market by teaching that the best defense is a good offense. Professors set up a network of 20 or so…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Security, Courses
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Basham, Matt – Community College Journal, 2003
Analyzes the impact of the U.S. Patriot Act on educational institutions, particularly in the area of information technology security. Warns that the Act could impact distance learning and campus Internet service providers, and that lawsuits are being filed against universities for having lax cybersecurity. Makes suggestions for dealing with these…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Computers
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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Voss, Brian D.; Siegel, Peter M. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2009
Considering the unprecedented budget hardships in higher education, now may not seem to be an auspicious time to be emphasizing the importance of continuing, or even perhaps increasing, investments in information security. Decisions regarding these matters are usually in the hands of the CIOs, leaving information technology (IT) leaders in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Economic Climate, Information Systems, Information Technology
Alvarez Xochihua, Omar – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) have a significant educational impact on student's learning. However, researchers report time intensive interaction is needed between ITS developers and domain-experts to gather and represent domain knowledge. The challenge is augmented when the target domain is ill-defined. The primary problem resides in…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Knowledge Level, Demonstrations (Educational), Knowledge Representation
Business Roundtable, 2012
America faces many challenges in working together to restore the promise of economic growth and security for the country, U.S. families and the American worker. The challenges are both real and serious. Despite hopeful signs of economic recovery, America remains mired in the deepest jobs crisis since the 1930s. One out of every 12 Americans who…
Descriptors: Economic Climate, Labor Market, Unemployment, Economic Progress
US Department of Homeland Security, 2010
Critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) provide the essential services that support basic elements of American society. Compromise of these CIKR could disrupt key government and industry activities, facilities, and systems, producing cascading effects throughout the Nation's economy and society and profoundly affecting the national…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research and Development, National Security, Information Management
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