Teaching ethical hacking in information security curriculum: A case study

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Denial of Service (DoS) attacks are important topics for security courses that teach ethical hacking techniques and intrusion detection. This paper presents a case study of the implementation of comprehensive offensive hands-on lab exercises about three common DoS attacks. The exercises teach students how to perform practically the DoS attacks in an isolated network laboratory environment. The paper discuses also some ethical and legal issues related to teaching ethical hacking, and then lists steps that schools and educators should take to improve the chances of having a successful and problem free information security programs.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2013 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON 2013
Pages130-137
Number of pages8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event2013 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON 2013 - Berlin, Germany
Duration: Mar 13 2013Mar 15 2013

Publication series

NameIEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON
ISSN (Print)2165-9559
ISSN (Electronic)2165-9567

Other

Other2013 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON 2013
Country/TerritoryGermany
CityBerlin
Period3/13/133/15/13

Keywords

  • DoS attacks
  • Ethical hacking
  • Information security curriculum
  • School liability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems and Management
  • General Engineering
  • Education

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Teaching ethical hacking in information security curriculum: A case study'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this