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, as well as the RIT GCCIS Outstanding Educator Award in 2018.
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, 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 100,000 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 businesses and individuals.
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 Certified Ethical Hacker, EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator, and IPv6 Forum Certified Network Engineer (Gold), among many others.
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