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Towards Information Security Education 3.0

A Call for Information Security Educational Ontologies
  • Johan Van Niekerk
  • Ryan Goss
Conference paper
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Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 406)

Abstract

The need for information security ”know-how” has permeated to all aspects of modern society. Nowadays, information security is no longer a problem faced by organizational users alone. Individuals often use online services in cyberspace on a daily basis for activities ranging from personal banking to social networking. The need to educate users regarding secure behavior in cyberspace has subsequently also become well established. This paper firstly argues that approaches towards such ”cyber-security” education should be based on the same Web 2.0 philosophies and paradigms that made the use of the Web in daily life so popular. Finally the paper briefly discusses the need for future research to enable such an approach towards information security education.

Keywords

Information Security Social Software Knowledge Store Machine User Secure Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johan Van Niekerk
    • 1
  • Ryan Goss
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for ICT AdvancementNelson Mandela Metropolitan UniversitySouth Africa

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