Sarah Standard

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Due to the high priority of cyber-security education, the United States Naval Academy rapidly developed and implemented a new cyber-security course that is required for all of its first-year students. During the fall semester in 2011, half of the incoming class (about 600 students) took the course through a total of 31 sections offered by 16 instructors(More)
Cyber security is an area where much curriculum development is taking place, and it is important that such efforts be shared. In this work we describe three lab exercises developed at the United States Naval Academy for use in our fundamentals of cyber-security course, a course required of all freshmen. The hands-on lab activities reinforce ideas presented(More)
In spring 2011, the United States Naval Academy decided that, beginning in fall 2011, all first-year students would be required to take an introductory core course in the technical foundations of cyber security. This decision triggered our attempt to set an "academic world-record" for the development and implementation of a unique core course in six months(More)
In this work we describe how a <i>message board</i> can be used to teach a number of important concepts in cyber security in a novel and hands-on manner. The message board is used daily in class and serves the routine functions of disseminating information to students, offering a forum for interactive discussions, allowing a convenient method to copy and(More)
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