Title: Critical Thinking Skills and Best Practices for Cyber Security

Issue Number: Vol. 7, No. 4
Year of Publication: Dec - 2018
Page Numbers: 391-409
Authors: Srinivas Nowduri
Journal Name: International Journal of Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics (IJCSDF)
- Hong Kong
DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17781/P002479


This research work focuses on critical thinking and its impact on cyber security. This research is based on two strong premises about critical thinking viz., (1) critical thinking skills outsmart the malicious attacks in cyber security and (2) cyber intelligence is inter twinned with critical thinking. The 21st century Bloom’s taxonomy is visualized from two broad angels’ viz., (A) how it is applicable at different levels of current cyber security education system and (B) its impact on the cyber security professionals. Outlined a professionals’ look towards cyber security; underpinning the need for CT and cyber security education. Presents a strong mapping between critical thinking life cycle and different phases in cyber security. Finally suggested few guidelines for best practices for improving the cyber security skills at modern corporate arena.