Improving Cybersecurity Education with SWAMP
In a time when million-dollar security breaches of household name corporations regularly make headlines, computer science undergraduates at America’s universities remain surprisingly underexposed to basic cybersecurity tactics. The Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP) has been working to address this skills gap through a unique partnership with Bowie State University in Maryland. The SWAMP offers a rich and accessible suite of software security tools that Bowie State has been integrating into undergraduate coding courses, giving students an efficient way to examine and rid their code of security weaknesses. The partnership offers a national model for integrating cybersecurity into the curriculum.