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I see entry level security skills as a problem for industry - what can we do about it?

Okay, so we push corporates to improve security, and provide training to IT staff and awareness presentations to CEO's etc, but each year a new batch of graduates are brought in to companies as others ...
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Teaching Introduction to Information Security as a mandatory course [closed]

I teach at an academic institute. We have decided to add a mandatory course: Introduction to Cyber Security. We know that most of our graduates won't stay in academia, but will go to work in the ...
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Courses on “Secure Software Development” [closed]

This semester, I'm offering a course on "secure software development". The course is divided into three parts: Secure Software Engineering Reverse Engineering Secure Coding Do you know of any ...
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What key attributes indicate candidate potential for future success in a security career?

So you are looking to hire a fresh graduate to work in an entry-level/trainee IT security role that covers a wide range of tasks: vulnerability research, penetration testing, secure software ...
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'Open course' Information Security Topics [closed]

I saw this question which discussed teaching Information Security as a mandatory course, with a focus on Computer Science discipline. I have a different challenge at hand. I want to create an ...
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Are there any academic articles on how people handle their passwords?

Are there any academic articles on how people handle their passwords - how many they use in total, how often they change it, whether they commonly store it somewhere or just remember them and so forth?...