This book investigates the goals and policy aspects of cyber security education in the light of escalating technical, social and geopolitical challenges.

The past ten years have seen a tectonic shift in the significance of cyber security education. Once the preserve of small groups of dedicated educators and industry professionals, the subject is now on the frontlines of geopolitical confrontation and business strategy. Global shortages of talent have created pressures on corporate and national policy for workforce development. Cyber Security Education offers an updated approach to the subject as we enter the next decade of technological disruption and political threats. The contributors include scholars and education practitioners from leading research and education centres in Europe, North America and Australia. This book provides essential reference points for education policy on the new social terrain of security in cyberspace and aims to reposition global debates on what education for security in cyberspace can and should mean.

This book will be of interest to students of cyber security, cyber education, international security and public policy generally, as well as practitioners and policy-makers.

chapter |7 pages


ByGreg Austin

chapter 1|21 pages

History and philosophy of cyber security education

ByWilliam J. Caelli

chapter 2|26 pages

Mastering the cyber security skills crisis

ByAdam P. Henry

chapter 3|19 pages

Beyond awareness

Reflections on meeting the inter-disciplinary cyber skills demand
ByAndrew Martin, Jamie Collier

chapter 4|13 pages

Educating future multidisciplinary cyber security teams

ByJean R.S. Blair, Andrew O. Hall, Edward Sobiesk

chapter 5|12 pages

What the profession of cyber security needs to know and do

ByDan Shoemaker, Anne Kohnke, Ken Sigler

chapter 6|20 pages

Creating social cyber value as the broader goal

ByGreg Austin, Glenn Withers

chapter 7|14 pages

Education for cyber disaster response and resilience

ByAdam P. Henry

chapter 9|13 pages

Tackling the cyber skills gap

A survey of UK initiatives
ByMonica Kaminska, Jantje Silomon

chapter 10|13 pages

Holistic cyber education

ByJean R.S. Blair, Andrew O. Hall, Edward Sobiesk

chapter 11|21 pages

Five years of cyber security education reform in China

ByGreg Austin, Wenze Lu

chapter 12|14 pages

Future research on the cyber security skills shortage

ByTommaso De Zan

chapter 13|14 pages

Twelve dilemmas of reform in cyber security education

ByGreg Austin