Cyber Security Education in a Time of Change presented at USENIX 2012

by Cynthia E. Irvine,

Summary : The call is out and it is vast. Across the board, personnel are being sought for the cyber security workforce. Academe is faced with the tremendous challenge of meeting this demand. Yet there are many questions, among them: Is cybersecurity an academic subject or an art form requiring apprenticeship? Where will we find students in the face of the dearth of STEM students? How will we attract them to the field? How do we attract underrepresented groups?