Chapter 15. Cybersecurity Engineering

Chapter Objectives

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:

  • Understand basic systems engineering concepts

  • Understand how to integrate systems engineering into cybersecurity


The field of cybersecurity is growing rapidly. While this rapid expansion has been beneficial for the career prospects of cybersecurity practitioners, it has presented challenges for defining the profession, including the roles and requirements within cybersecurity. It is not even clear where cybersecurity belongs in a university. A wide range of approaches are used in cybersecurity and cybersecurity education. In some cases, cybersecurity is taught and practiced as ...

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