BS, College of Staten Island; MA, Brooklyn College
Jonathan S. Weissman is a senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he was awarded the RIT Outstanding Teaching Award in 2014, the RIT GCCIS Outstanding Educator Award in 2018, and the RIT Distinguished Teacher Recognition Program Honors in 2019. He was also awarded the RIT Disability Services Office Kudos in 2014 and the RIT GCCIS Parking Pass for March 2018. All in all, he's the recipient of 8 teaching honors and awards.
Weissman began his teaching career in 2001, and has taught more than 50 graduate and undergraduate courses, which include networking, cybersecurity, cryptography, ethical hacking/pentesting, digital forensics, malware reverse engineering, systems administration, programming, web design and scripting, database design, computer organization and architecture, operating system design, and many more. He developed three courses for the edX RITx Cybersecurity MicroMasters program, which he currently teaches to more than 200,000 students in over 200 countries. As a result of his work on CYBER501X Cybersecurity Fundamentals, he was a finalist for the 2018 edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning.
He has co-authored (and updated) two industry leading textbooks on CompTIA Network+ certification, and serves as technical editor for many industry textbooks. In addition, he is a networking and cybersecurity consultant for local business and individuals.
Weissman has spoken on the news, multiple times, as a cybersecurity expert. He's been a guest on a radio program, as a cybersecurity expert. He's been featured in articles, multiple times, as a cybersecurity expert. He's written articles/blogs as a networking/cybersecurity expert. He's had speaking engagements in multiple states as a cybersecurity expert.
He has a master's degree in Computer Science from Brooklyn College and holds 40 industry certifications, including CCNP Routing and Switching, CCNA Security, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Linux+, CompTIA Server+, EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker, EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator, and IPv6 Forum Certified Network Engineer (Gold), among many others.
July 22, 2019
Connections: Understanding FaceApp and what happens to user data submitted to social media apps
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer of computing security, talking about security concerns surrounding FaceApp, a mobile app that transforms faces in photo.
July 18, 2019
Continued concern over FaceApp's ties to Russia
WHAM-TV talks to student Nicole Baldwin, applied arts and sciences, and Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer of computing security, about security concerns surrounding FaceApp, a mobile app that transforms faces in photo.
January 28, 2019
How Apple’s FaceTime glitch allowed eavesdropping
WHAM-TV interviews Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer of computing security.