Development of security engineering curricula at US universities

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The Southwest Surety Institute was formed in June, 1996 by Arizona State University (ASU), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NM Tech), New Mexico State University (NMSU), and Sandia National laboratories (SNL) to provide new educational programs in Security engineering. This is the first science-based program of its kind in the US, directed at educating Security Engineers to help government and industry address their security needs. Current courses include security system design, evaluation, principles, and technology, the criminal justice system, and explosives surety. Each member brings a unique educational capability to the Institute. NMSU provides a Security Technology minor, ... continued below

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Garcia, M.L. August 1, 1998.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The Southwest Surety Institute was formed in June, 1996 by Arizona State University (ASU), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NM Tech), New Mexico State University (NMSU), and Sandia National laboratories (SNL) to provide new educational programs in Security engineering. This is the first science-based program of its kind in the US, directed at educating Security Engineers to help government and industry address their security needs. Current courses include security system design, evaluation, principles, and technology, the criminal justice system, and explosives surety. Each member brings a unique educational capability to the Institute. NMSU provides a Security Technology minor, merging programs in Criminal Justice and Electronics Technology. NM Tech has a formidable explosives testing and evaluation facility. ASU is developing a Masters program in Security Engineering at their School of Technology located on a new campus in Mesa, Arizona. The Sandia National laboratories security system design and evaluation process forms the basis for the Security Engineering curricula. In an effort to leverage the special capabilities of each university, distance education will be used to share courses among Institute members and eventually with other sites across the country. The Institute will also pursue research and development funding in the areas of physical security, information security, computer modeling and analysis, and counter-terrorist technology. Individual Institute members are currently working with sponsors from government and industry in areas such as counter-terrorism, microelectronics, banking, aviation, and sensor development.

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  • Carnahan conference on security technology, Alexandria, VA (United States), 12 Oct 1998

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  • Other: DE98007112
  • Report No.: SAND--98-1583C
  • Report No.: CONF-981012--
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 674583
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc703750

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Garcia, M.L. Development of security engineering curricula at US universities, article, August 1, 1998; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc703750/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.