Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. and an industry leader in cyber security awareness, has been sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, Cyber Security Division to continue development of Comic-BEE, an interactive cyber security education tool.
Laurin Buchanan, Principal Investigator for Secure Decisions, and her involvement with the Comic-BEE project
Laurin Buchanan, Principal Investigator for cybersecurity education research at Secure Decisions, was recently interviewed about her experience in the cybersecurity domain, specifically as a cyber practitioner who hired and managed people within the industry.
Secure Decisions Wins U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cyber Security Education Technology Contract
NORTHPORT, NY, December 10, 2014 – Secure Decisions, the cyber security division of Applied Visions, Inc., has received an award from the Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) to develop technology for cyber security education. The goal is to develop CyberWISE (Web-based Interactive Stories for [Cyber] Education), a tool to simplify and accelerate the creation and delivery of interactive educational materials for safe computing awareness. Secure Decisions will partner with Stony Brook University under this DHS S&T contract. CyberWISE will help educators and cyber security experts develop interactive, comic-like curriculum aimed at educating middle-school children about the pitfalls of unsafe computer usage. The curriculum development technology uses branching, graphic stories, or choose-your-own-adventure (CYOA) comics, to teach kids about how to avoid the latest threats to security and privacy. CYOA comics are [...]