A HackIt Framework for Security Education in Computer Science - Raising Awareness in Secondary School and at University with a Challenge-based Learning Environment

Florian Kerber, Jan Holz, Hendrik Thüs, Ulrik Schroeder

Abstract

HackIts are short computer security challenges which are often Web-based. Their purpose is to raise awareness for common security issues by showing different intrusion possibilities in today’s computer security. We present a framework that allows security education in a safe, modular, and motivating way, with the possibility of flexible and low-cost integration into existing curricula. By solving challenges within this learning environment, the leaner gets confronted with IT security problems and learns how to prevent them.

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in Harvard Style

Kerber F., Holz J., Thüs H. and Schroeder U. (2013). A HackIt Framework for Security Education in Computer Science - Raising Awareness in Secondary School and at University with a Challenge-based Learning Environment . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2, pages 242-245. DOI: 10.5220/0004384002420245


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu13,
author={Florian Kerber and Jan Holz and Hendrik Thüs and Ulrik Schroeder},
title={A HackIt Framework for Security Education in Computer Science - Raising Awareness in Secondary School and at University with a Challenge-based Learning Environment},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2013},
pages={242-245},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004384002420245},
isbn={978-989-8565-53-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - A HackIt Framework for Security Education in Computer Science - Raising Awareness in Secondary School and at University with a Challenge-based Learning Environment
SN - 978-989-8565-53-2
AU - Kerber F.
AU - Holz J.
AU - Thüs H.
AU - Schroeder U.
PY - 2013
SP - 242
EP - 245
DO - 10.5220/0004384002420245