SOLVING PROBLEMS OF PRACTICE TO BROADEN PARTICIPATION IN CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION

2018 Issues in Information Systems  
Educational technologies have taken on increasing importance as it continues to grow and provide amazing opportunities to students in rural communities. Moreover, with the steady development of online education and online learning environments, expanding cybersecurity educational pathways in rural communities is conceivable. This paper outlines a case study that uses an online technology to explore: How to increase the number of women and minority high school students in cybersecurity? The
more » ... rsecurity? The study used the maturation of information and communication technologies to eliminate the barriers faced by underrepresented students in rural communities and fostering their untapped talent for the advancement of the nation's cybersecurity workforce. The results of this study revealed, information systems and technology support elearning and build cybersecurity knowledge while broadening participation for women and minority high school students in rural communities. Moreover, this study highlights the importance of ongoing improvement interventions to advance the impact that online educational technologies can have on broadening participation in rural communities.
doi:10.48009/4_iis_2018_1-9 fatcat:liytnoaj4bgetkeraneh3i4jiq