Cybersecurity Education: Lawrence Rogers of CERT

By , March 3, 2009.
Cybersecurity Education: Lawrence Rogers of CERT
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Cybersecurity is a major priority of the Obama Administration, and at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, it's a key component of the CERT Program's Survivability and Information Assurance (SIA) curriculum.

In an exclusive interview, Lawrence Rogers, chief architect of the SIA program, discusses:

The need for cybersecurity education;
The greatest cybersecurity needs in government and business;
Potential career paths for cybersecurity professionals.

Lawrence R. Rogers is a senior member of the technical staff in the CERT Program (also the home of the CERT Coordination Center). He has been writing articles for the non-computer professional for several years and was the chief architect and main contributor to the CERT Survivability and Information Assurance (SIA) Curriculum. He is currently a member of the Cyber Forensics team and teaches courses on system administration, cyber forensics, and incident handling.

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