BS, College of Staten Island; MA, Brooklyn College
Jonathan S. Weissman is a senior lecturer (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 RIT Distinguished Teacher Recognition Program Honors in 2019. Weissman developed and teaches three courses for the edX RITx Cybersecurity MicroMasters program to more than 300,000 students worldwide.
All in all, Weissman is the recipient of 10 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, systems administration, cryptography, ethical hacking/pentesting, digital forensics, malware reverse engineering, programming, scripting, web design, database design, computer organization and architecture, operating system design, and many more.
Weissman is the author of Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+ and Beyond Lab Manual, and is also the co-author of Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing & Troubleshooting Lab Manual, (Fifth and Sixth Editions) and Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+ Certification Passport, (Sixth and Seventh Editions). He serves as technical editor for many industry textbooks.
Furthermore, Weissman is a networking and cybersecurity consultant for local businesses and individuals. Weissman regularly appears on TV news and talk radio, and in articles, as a networking and cybersecurity expert. Additionally, he presents at conferences and in webinars, runs workshops, and appears in podcasts.
Weissman has a master’s degree in Computer Science from Brooklyn College and holds 44 industry certifications, including CCNP Enterprise, Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Core, Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Advanced Infrastructure Implementation, CCNA Security, CCNA, 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.
Follow him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/jonathan-s-weissman-058b649b, Twitter at twitter.com/CSCPROF, and Instagram at instagram.com/cscprof/. Subscribe to his YouTube channel at youtube.com/weissman52.
In the News
July 16, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Cybersecurity Careers
EdX talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about the skills that cybersecurity professional need.
June 26, 2021
‘Cyberwar’ is leaving everyday people exposed, experts give tips to stay safe
WROC-TV talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about improving personal cybersecurity.
June 3, 2021
A never-ending threat
The Rochester Beacon talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about cybersecurity threats.