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Cybersecurity Programs

By yasmine sahawneh


Cybersecurity is an emerging sociotechnical field. Most of the problems and issues in cybersecurity have not been sufficiently answered and addressed because of lack of an interdisciplinary perspective or framework, which emphasizes human, social, and economic aspects alongside technical ones. Computer science and engineering have studied cybersecurity with perhaps little attention paid to social, ethical and usability issues. However, Information Science education has been traditionally concerned with all aspects of data and information by focusing on information, people, technology, and their interactions. The topic we will investigate is twofold: (i) To what extent do i-Schools in North America cover cybersecurity in their programs, concentrations (a.k.a. specializations or tracks) and courses at both the undergraduate and graduate (MS and PhD) levels? (ii) What is the nature of cybersecurity coverage by i-Schools in North America in terms of the level of education, and depth

Topics: Adult and Continuing Education
Publisher: Scholars Archive
Year: 2019
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