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How to Secure the Cloud Based Enterprise Information System

- A Case Study on Security Education as the Critical Foundation for a MS-EIS Program
  • Yanzhen Qu
Conference paper
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Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 406)

Abstract

This paper presents a case study for a new Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems program created at Colorado Technical University in which security courses occupy over 20% of all classes within the program. Should there be such a high emphasis on security courses? Through reviewing the performance of the first class of students in the Enterprise Information System Capstone course of this program, we can conclude that the investment on the security education is absolutely necessary. These courses have laid down the critical foundation for students to correctly handle today’s ever growing real world Enterprise Information Systems’ challenges.

Keywords

Enterprise Information System Security Security Education Cloud Computing Service Oriented Architecture 

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yanzhen Qu
    • 1
  1. 1.Colorado Technical UniversityColorado SpringsUSA

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