Contact
Email Address
Sagar.Raina@msmc.edu
Office
845-569-3271
Location
Aquinas 50J
Office Hours
MWF
3:30-4:30pm
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Bio

Dr. Sagar Raina is an Assistant Professor of Information Technology in the Division of Math and Information Technology at Mount Saint Mary College, New York. He received his Doctor of Science (DSc) degree in Information Technology from Towson University. Prior to joining his DSc program, he worked as a software developer in Baltimore, Maryland.

His research interests lie in cybersecurity education (secure coding), Software Security, computer science education and Human Computer Interactions (HCI). His teaching interests lie in web application development, database management systems, programming languages, human computer interactions, and software security.

Dr. Raina's work has been published in top-tier conferences like SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education), IEEE ISI (Intelligence and Security Informatics), WISE (World Conference on Information Security Education), and CISSE (Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education).

Degrees
DSc, Information Technology, Towson University
MS, Applied Information Technology, Towson University
BE, Information Technology, University of Mumbai, India

Courses
CIT 1052.01 OL - Computer Literacy Online
CIT 1052.02 OL - Computer Literacy Online
CSC 1900 - Web Programming I
CSC 3400- Computer Architecture and Organization
CYB 4540- Operating System Security

Specializations / Areas of Interest
Cybersecurity Education
Secure Coding
Software Security
Computer Science Education
Human Computer Interactions (HCI)

Memberships and Professional Associations
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Achievements/Awards
Sub-PI, "The Cybersecurity Labs and Resource Knowledge-base (CLARK) – A prototype" funded by- National Security Agency/Towson University, $14,893, 2018-19. PTE Federal Award No: H98230-17-1-0405, Sub-award No: 33/Project#: 5040534/ PO#: 8451

Faculty Travel Award stipend of ($1700) to attend CyberEd Workshop 2019 at Santa Fe, New Mexico by Towson University

Graduate Student Travel Award (2013 to 2016) by Towson University and The George Washington University

Publications

  • Bernard, L., Raina, S., Taylor, B., Kaza, S. Minimizing Cognitive Overload in Cybersecurity Learning Materials: An Experimental Study using Eye-tracking. In the Proceedings of the fourteenth World Conference on Information Security Education, (2021), Oslo, Norway.
  • Bernard, L., Raina, S., Taylor, B., Kaza, S. (2021). Minimizing Cognitive Load in Cyber Learning Materials – An Eye Tracking Study. ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1145/3448018.3458617
  • Ngwum,N., Raina, S., Onwujekwe, G., Taylor, B., Kaza, S. A Model for Security Evaluation of Digital Libraries: A Case Study on a Cybersecurity Curriculum Library. In the Journal of The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education. Vol. 7 No. 1(2020).
  • Ngwum, N., Raina, S., Onwujekwe, G., Taylor, B., Kaza, S. Security Evaluation of Digital Libraries. Conference Proceedings Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2020), Virtual Conference.
  • Ngwum, N., Raina, S., Aguon, S., Kaza, S. A Model for Security Evaluation of Digital Libraries: A Case Study on a Cybersecurity Curriculum Library. Conference Proceedings 23rd Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE 2019), Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  • Bernard, L., Raina, S., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Using Eye-Tracking to Examine Students' Ability to Apply Secure Coding Principles in Writing Code. Courses. 22nd Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE 2018, Poster).
  • Raina, S., Bernard, L., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Using Eye-tracking to Investigate Content Skipping: A Study on Learning Modules in Cybersecurity. IEEE ISI, (2016), Tucson, Arizona, USA.
  • Raina, S., Kaza, S., and Taylor, B. Security Injections 2.0: Increasing Ability to Apply Secure Coding Knowledge using Segmented and Interactive Modules in CS0. SIGCSE, (2016), Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
  • Raina, S., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Security Injections 2.0: Increasing Engagement and Faculty Adoption using Enhanced Secure Coding Modules for Lower-level Programming Courses Proceedings of the Ninth World Conference on Information Security Education, (2015), Hamburg, Germany.
  • Raina, S., Kaza, S., and Taylor, B. Segmented and Interactive Modules for Teaching Secure Coding: A Pilot Study. International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training, (2014), Washington DC, USA.
  • Raina, S., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Cyber4All: Increasing Cybersecurity Awareness, Knowledge Retention and Engagement using Enhanced Security Injection Modules in Computer Literacy Courses. 19th Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE 2015, Poster), Las Vegas, USA.
  • Taylor, B., Dudley, A., Santoro, M., and Raina, S. Secure Programming Logic Aimed at Students in High School. 19th Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE 2015, Poster), Las Vegas, USA.
  • Raina, S., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Security Injections 2.0: Using Segmentation, Instant-feedback, and Auto-grading to Enhance Secure Coding Modules for Lower-level Programming Courses. SIGCSE, (2015), Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  • Raina, S., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Interactive E-Learning Modules for Teaching Secure Coding: A Pilot Study. SIGCSE, (2014, Poster), Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

 

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