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Embracing the Kobayashi Maru: Why You Should Teach Your Students to Cheat
July-Aug. 2011 (vol. 9 no. 4)
pp. 48-51
Gregory Conti, US Military Academy
James Caroland, University of Maryland
Every day, security professionals face off against adversaries who don't play by the rules.ÊTraditional information security education programs further compound the problem by forcing students to behave in a flawlessly ethical manner. As an alternative, this article suggests techniques for fostering creativity and an adversary mindset in information security students through carefully structured classroom cheating exercises.
Index Terms:
hacker mindset, adversary mindset, ethics, cheating, cheating exercises
Citation:
Gregory Conti, James Caroland, "Embracing the Kobayashi Maru: Why You Should Teach Your Students to Cheat," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 48-51, July-Aug. 2011, doi:10.1109/MSP.2011.80
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