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Integration of Malware Analysis Concepts, Techniques, and Tools in Undergraduate Cybersecurity Programs

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dc.contributor.author Chapman, Matthew A.
dc.date.accessioned 2022-07-05T22:28:49Z
dc.date.available 2022-07-05T22:28:49Z
dc.date.issued 2022-06
dc.identifier.citation Chapman, M. A. (2022). Integration of Malware Analysis Concepts, Techniques, and Tools in Undergraduate Cybersecurity Programs. <em>International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT)</em>, 11(6). https://doi.org/10.17577/IJERTV11IS060073
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10790/7108
dc.description.abstract Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing technical career fields in the country. Due to the increasing threat to both government and industry information systems, it is necessary for cybersecurity programs to produce graduates that can react to the increasingly complex attempts by hostile actors to exploit computer networks. To respond to these growing threats, it is critical for graduates of cybersecurity undergraduate programs to have knowledge of the concepts, techniques, and tools to break down and analyze malicious software used by hostile actors, and understand evolving cyber- attack tactics, techniques, and procedures. Malware analysis is typically an advanced cyber security topic covered in cybersecurity graduate degree programs or specialized training; however, with the rapidly evolving threat, malware analysis must be incorporated into undergraduate cybersecurity degree programs in a significant level of detail. A curriculum is necessary that includes a survey of the socio-cultural aspects impacting the cyber threat landscape, fundamentals of traditional and cloud network architecture and services, and a detailed study into the fundamentals of both static and dynamic malware analysis.
dc.format.extent 8 pages
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher IJERT
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.17577/IJERTV11IS060073
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/
dc.subject Computer security
dc.subject Malware (Computer software)
dc.subject Sociology
dc.subject Culture
dc.subject Cloud computing
dc.subject Education
dc.title Integration of Malware Analysis Concepts, Techniques, and Tools in Undergraduate Cybersecurity Programs
dc.type Article
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.doi 10.17577/IJERTV11IS060073
prism.publicationname International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology
prism.volume 11
prism.number 6
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