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David Gibson

David Gibson

Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, U.S. Air Force Academy

David Gibson is professor emeritus of computer science at the United States Air Force Academy. During his 34 years of service as an Air Force officer, he held technical leadership positions in electronic warfare, computer security, operational testing, information operations, communications and information, and cyber operations. As Head of the Department of Computer Science, he led the Air Force Academy’s cyber education, training and research programs and established the undergraduate Cyber Science degree. Gibson served on the ACM Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education and has been an ABET volunteer since 2000. He received his Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science from The Ohio State University.

Navigating The Changes To The ABET Computing Accreditation Criteria

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The revised Criteria for Accrediting Computing Programs will be fully effective for site visits from 2019 onwards. What does this mean for your computing program(s)? This interactive session is part of the efforts of the CAC to inform both its programs and its volunteers about the recent changes made to the criteria and how these […]

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Progress in the Accreditation of Cybersecurity: 4-year Programs

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ABET just accredited the first programs in cybersecurity in the 2017-18 cycle. Come hear representatives from the first four accredited cybersecurity programs discuss major features of their curriculum, their motivation for participating in the initial accreditation, the effort needed to prepare for accreditation, and the benefits anticipated both for their programs and the larger community […]

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The Future of Cybersecurity Accreditation: 2-year Programs

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Efforts have been underway for the past couple of years to begin to accredit community college cybersecurity programs. This work follows a successful effort to introduce cybersecurity program criteria for four-year programs, an effort that completed in 2018 with program evaluations to begin for in the 2019-2020 cycle. ABET and CSAB have formed a joint […]

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