Cybersecurity Theory Vs. Practice
>. Rigor is related to thoroughness, carefulness, and accuracy. Rigor is a commitment to the scientific method, especially in paying attention to detail and being unbiased in the work. Perhaps you work on for a company that rewards you for the number of lines of code you write, not how efficient the algorithms are. Even then, I encourage you to think about the experimental science you could do and be as scientific as you can. Your dedication may be recognized after all.
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>Pascal: An Introduction to the Art and Science of Programming, by Walter J. Savitch, 1984.
> So goes a quote once overheard at a computer science conference. The religious war of theory versus practice long predates cybersecurity. The argument goes that practitioners don’t understand fundamentals leading to suboptimal practices, and that theorists are out of touch with real-world practice. The number of people working in cybersecurity with both education (theory) and experience (practice) are very few. Universities graduate PhDs who go on to teach without working in industry. Some of the best cybersecurity practitioners I know have little or no formal