Computers, Information Technology, the Internet, Ethics, Society and Human Values
Philip Pecorino, Ph.D.
Queensborough Community College, CUNY
Chapter 7 Secrecy and Security
Readings on Encryption and National Security-MIT Open Source
A Plain Text on Crypto Policy John Perry Barlow 1993
Why I Wrote PGP Pretty Good Privacy encryption program Philip Zimmerman,
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A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace by John Perry Barlow
SOCIETIES and Organizations
Ethical, Social and Professional
Issues in the Undergraduate Currriculum
CERIAS: The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance
and Security This site has several useful sections: * A Framework for
Integrating Ethical and Values-Based Instruction into the ACM Computing
Curricula 2001 Learning and Teaching with Case Studies
Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) at Purdue University, Eugene H. Spafford, Director
Computer Security Research Center, London School of Economics
The Risks Digest: Forum On Risks To The Public In Computers And Related Systems, ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy, Peter G. Neumann, Moderator
Internet Privacy Coalition EPIC Contains articles, reports, and
government policies relating to encryption and privacy on the Internet.
EDUCATION Cyber Security
There is interest in the field from both the government and students (http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/01/15/vice-president-biden-announces-25-million-funding-cybersecurity-educatio).
Department of Homeland Security's National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (https://niccs.us-cert.gov/research/resource-links-education
Central Resource site at : CyberDegrees.org.
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