Cyber Security Education: A Tool for National Security

  • Morufu Olalere Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Dr. Victor O. Waziri HOD, Cyber Security Science, Dept., FUTMINNA, Nigeria
  • Idris Ismaila Cyber Security Science, Dept., FUTMINNA, Nigeria
  • Olawale S. Adebayo Cyber Security Science Dept., FUTMINNA, Nigeria
  • Joel N. Ugwu Cyber Security Science Dept., FUTMINNA, Nigeria

Abstract

The rate at which cybercrime is being perpetrated in our society is quietly alarming, the insecurity of internet has exposed the global community and resources to this menace, many nations, organizations and individuals are becoming victims of this on daily basis. Many Individuals have lost their personal information into the hands of hackers, it is now easy for people to masquerade the identity of others, organizations lose edge to their competitors as their confidential information have been revealed, many nations are engaged in cyber war against the other, all these activities are being perpetrated on the cyberspace. As a result of these, this paper seeks to highlight the impact of cyber security education on national security by identifying its importance, to both individual and organizations and to the nation at large. We suggest introduction of Cyber Security education into the curriculum of primary and basic education of any nation.

Published
2016-01-01
How to Cite
OLALERE, Morufu et al. Cyber Security Education: A Tool for National Security. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DATA & NETWORK SECURITY, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 198-203, jan. 2016. ISSN 2319-1236. Available at: <https://cirworld.com/index.php/ijdns/article/view/461>. Date accessed: 21 nov. 2017.
Section
Articles

Keywords

Cybercrime, Cyberspace, Cyber Security, Cyber Security Education, Attack.