Educational Technology

May 21, 2016

Data Security Gap in Computer Science Education

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By Vince M. Bertram, Campus Technology

Giving students an early start on computer science education with a focus on security is crucial. And high school is already too late, argues Project Lead the Way’s Vince Bertram. There is a disturbing trend in computer science education today: Not one of the top 10 computer science programs in the U.S. requires so much as a single cybersecurity course as a prerequisite for graduation, and just three of the top 50 computer science programs, as ranked by Business Insider, require majors to complete such a course. Worse still, out of the 121 schools examined in a recent CloudPassage study, just one — the University of Alabama — requires three or more cybersecurity classes to graduate. The IT security company surveyed cybersecurity education at undergraduate computer science programs at top colleges and universities across the U.S.

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