An Approach to Teaching Cyber Warfare Tools and Techniques

ABSTRACT

This paper looks at an approach to teaching offensive and defensive skills in cyberwarfare. The teaching strategy presented has been developed in an active defense education environment. Action learning is an important facet of this cyberwarfare learning environment allowing students to experience application of the theory and reflect on the learning process whilst gaining proficiency in the tools and techniques.


AUTHORS

Assistant Director, Defence Security Authority, Australian Department of Defence, Canberra
Australia

Jack Davey is the Assistant Director, Defence Security Authority for the Australian Department of Defence in Canberra, Australia. Prior to joining the Department of Defence, Jack worked in electronic engineering and communications in the aviation industry. One of Jack’s current areas of responsibility is security education within defence and the training of cyberwarriors.

School of Information Systems, Curtin University
Australia

Helen Armstrong is a Senior Lecturer within the School of Information systems at Curtin University, Perth Western Australia. Helen’s work experience includes accounting, programming, systems analysis, project management, IS management, IS auditing, IT consulting and university lecturing. Her interests in the area of security include computer crime, network security, Internet security, information warfare, biometrics and security management. Helen’s doctoral studies related to the security of medical informatics. Helen is the international chair of the IFIP WG11.8 on Information Security Education.

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