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An Evaluation Model for Private Information Security Education Programs in South Korea


  • Department of Information Security Management, Chungbuk National University, Korea, Republic of
  • Department of Management Information Systems, Chungbuk National University, Korea, Republic of
  • Department of Management Information Systems, Chungbuk National University


Background/Objectives: In order to strengthen security from intelligent attacks and new security issues, for this is reason, it is necessary to systemize educational courses to raise professional information security workforce. Methods/Statistical Analysis: To develop evaluation criteria for educational courses on information security, this study formed an advising council with 7 experts. After constructing evaluation criteria, in order to calculate weights for each evaluation criterion, we conducted a questionnaire survey on professionals of information security education using Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP). Findings: This study constructed AHP model based on (items of) evaluation criteria drawn out through literature review and experts' verification. The 1st level of the AHP hierarchy is composed of goal of the model, the 2nd level is composed of 4 higher standards and the 3rd level is composed of 14 lower standards. Finally, we draw out 4 evaluation criteria and 14 sub criteria and score for evaluate information security educational courses in private sector. Application/Improvements: This study intends to verify, modify and complement evaluation criteria through simulation tests by applying evaluation criteria to actual educational institutions.


Education, Evaluation, Information, Private, Program, Security.

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