Undergraduate Degrees | InfoSec Perception

Ira Winkler, a respected information assurance professional – and a long-time colleague starting in the early 1990s, when we were both involved with the National Computer Security Association – recently wrote, “Let’s scuttle cybersecurity bachelor’s degree programs.” (November 9, 2011, Computerworld). Since I was responsible for creating the original Bachelor of Science in Computer Security and information Assurance (BSCSIA) program at Norwich University, I’m well suited to present a friendly rebuttal of his analysis.

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