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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2009 vol. 7)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 71-74
Jungwoo Ryoo , Pennsylvania State University
Angsana Techatassanasoontorn , Pennsylvania State University
Dongwon Lee , Pennsylvania State University
Many existing information security exercises only focus on the technical aspect of security and lack a meaningful context. These conventional teaching strategies have their role, but the authors believe that educating a future generation of security professionals demands a more student-centered and contextualized pedagogical approach that could prepare students for the highly dynamic world of information security. To meet these challenges, they developed a novel security education environment that improves student engagement and learning efficacy by using Second Life, a popular 3D, Web-based virtual social world.
Security and privacy, education, information security, virtual world, Second Life

J. Ryoo, D. Lee and A. Techatassanasoontorn, "Security Education Using Second Life," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 7, no. , pp. 71-74, 2009.
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