Vol.8, No.3, August 2019.                                                                                                                                                                                ISSN: 2217-8309

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TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science


Introducing Information Security Concepts and Standards in Higher Education


Daniela Orozova, Kalinka Kaloyanova, Magdalina Todorova


© 2019 Magdalina Todorova, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 1017-1024, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM83-46, August 2019.


Received: 29 April 2019.

Revised:   06 June 2019.
Accepted: 14 June 2019.
Published:28 August 2019.




Information security deals with protecting data and information in all of its forms. The information security topic has been an area of growing research and educational interest for years. Many universities started to incorporate security concepts in new or existing courses, following the recommendations of the ISO/IEC 27000 series of standards. Recently, a new CSES2017 curricula in cyber-security education was introduced.
The article presents its authors’ experience in delivering education in information security area through courses in several Bulgarian universities. The main topics and educational methods, covered by the courses are presented and some results are discussed.


Keywords – Information security, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002, Information Security Management System (ISMS), threat, risk analysis and assessment, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS).



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