College of Technology News:
Associate dean edits book on information security
Melissa Dark, associate dean for research and strategic planning at the Purdue University College of Technology, served as editor for the newly released book, Information Assurance and Security Ethics in Complex Systems: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.
The book, released by IGI Global, an information science and technology publisher, aims to teach issues of privacy, access, safety, liability and reliability of complex systems to students and professionals in the field of information assurance and security. The book seeks to answer how social context is shaping technology and how technology is shaping social context. In doing so, it asks readers to rethink conceptual boundaries.
Dark, a faculty member in the Department of Computer Information Technology, has extensive experience in post-secondary science, math, engineering and technology (STEM) education. She has been active in helping define the information assurance discipline and is currently leading a group that is developing the common body of knowledge in information security education.
Dark said that the book is perfect for students, academics, researchers, and practitioners interested in learning more about information assurance and security. Find out more information about the book online.