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A Profile of Information Security Training Needs on University Campuses

Monday, January 1, 2001


Information security is a prevalent, growing concern in many organizations. U.S. colleges and universities are ranked among the most poorly-protected systems because tightening security often means restricting access. Universities often cannot compete with industry salaries for skilled security professionals and, consequently, are forced to grow their own skills. This session will report on a university-wide needs assessment study conducted at Purdue University regarding the skills sets found to be most important and most needed.

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