Game theory provides a framework for understanding complicated problems in a way that will allow for accurate prediction of outcomes. Students will evaluate security threats and vulnerabilities, using game theory principles. Studying game theory and the solutions to complicated scenarios helps cultivate a discipline to problem solving that assists security professionals in developing solutions to complicated problems. Since many security problems involve social engineering, game theory helps reduce those problems to something more quantifiable and actionable.
Examine problems in the security space for the application of game theory solutions.
Analyze situations using game theory concepts to make better decisions.
Evaluate business strategy by applying the principles of game theory.
Interpret situations for application of game theory
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.