15th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference
December 6-10, 1999
Phoenix, Arizona

Information Security Education for the Next Millennium: Building the Next Generation of Practitioners

As we move into the 21st century, our personal and professional lives continue to be dominated by information technology. Our nationís growing dependence on the Internet has increased our concern about the security and privacy of information being stored, processed, and transmitted on supporting computer systems and networks. Each day, new vulnerabilities are discovered in those systems and networks giving rise to difficult and challenging information security problems. How will this nation meet these information security challenges and develop cost-effective solutions to an ever-increasing array of security-related problems?

This forum will present the ideas of several leading university educators-educators who are also experts in the field of computer and information security. The panelists will discuss the specialty area of information security education and address the following specific questions:

Forum Moderator:

Dr. Ron Ross, National Institute of Standards and Technology


Dr. Ravi Sandhu, George Mason University

Dr. Charles Reynolds, James Madison University

Dr. Cynthia Irvine Naval Postgraduate School

Dr. Blaine Burnham Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Rayford Vaughn Mississippi State University