Personal denial of service attacks (PDOS) and online misbehavior: The need for cyber ethics and information security education on university campuses

Ashley Podhradsky, Larry J. LeBlanc, Michael R. Bartolacci

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Abstract

The authors examine the need to provide basic information security and cyber ethics training for all university students, not just those pursuing an information security-related degree. The authors also discuss the need to include ethical hacking, as part of an emphasis on cyber ethics, into information security degree programs. Both of these topics are discussed within the context of a new category of cyber crime, a Personal Denial of Service Attack (PDOS) that the authors have identified, along with other types of cyber crime, that are endemic to university campuses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)339-356
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Cyber Security and Mobility
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2014

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Security of data
Crime
Education
Students
Denial-of-service attack

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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