Module 7: Philosophy and Cybersecurity

Learning Objectives

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how the discipline of philosophy is related to cybersecurity.
  • Describe the role of cybersecurity in defining definitions of appropriate and inappropriate behavior.
  • Describe how cybersecurity produces ideas of progress and modernism.
  • Understand and describe ethical dilemmas, both intended and unintended, that cybersecurity efforts produce for individuals, nations, societies, and the environment.


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