A Generic Reference Curriculum on Cybersecurity

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Todor Tagarev


Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 35, Issue 2, p.181-184 (2016)


competence framework, Cybersecurity, Education, policy-making, technical expertise, training


A volunteer group of academics and practitioners embarked on a two-year project to develop a generic reference curriculum on cybersecurity on behalf of NATO and the Partnership for Peace Consortium. This paper provides a brief overview of the result of this work - a curriculum that is recommended as a starting point for any university or training organization considering a program in the field of cybersecurity.