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 the RIT Distinguished Teacher Recognition Program Honors in 2019. He was also awarded the RIT GCCIS Parking Pass for March 2018. All in all, he's the recipient of 7 teaching honors and awards.
Ever since his teaching career began in 2001, he has taught over 50 graduate and undergraduate courses in networking, cybersecurity, systems administration, ethical hacking/pentesting, digital forensics, malware reverse engineering, programming, web design and scripting, database 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.
Jonathan 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.
He has spoken on the news, multiple times, 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.
Jonathan has a master's degree in Computer Science from Brooklyn College and holds 38 industry certifications, including CCNP Routing and Switching, CCNA Security, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, EC-Council Ethical Hacker, EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator, and IPv6 Forum Cerified Network Engineer (Gold), among many others.