Scoping the Cyber Security Body of Knowledge

Awais Rashid*, George Danezis, Howard Chivers, Emil Lupu, Andrew Martin, Makayla Lewis, Claudia Peersman

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Cybersecurity is becoming an important element in curricula at all education levels. However, the foundational knowledge on which the field of cybersecurity is being developed is fragmented, and as a result, it can be difficult for both students and educators to map coherent paths of progression through the subject. The Cyber Security Body of Knowledge (CyBOK) project ( aims to codify the foundational and generally recognized knowledge on cybersecurity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-102
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number3
Early online date1 May 2018
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2018

Structured keywords

  • Cyber Security


  • Cyber Security Body of Knowledge
  • cybersecurity
  • CyBOK
  • Education
  • security


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