Today is the start of Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), a week-long celebration designed to spark students' interest in computer science. Sponsored by Code.org®, CSEdWeek is held annually to coincide with the birthday of computing legend, Admiral Grace Murray Hopper.
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The Girl Scouts recently announced that they will be offering 18 new Cybersecurity badges for the first time.
According to Sylvia Acevedo, chief executive officer, Girl Scouts of the USA,
See What's New for 2017Check out our 2017 Computer Science Catalog for new outstanding textbooks, robust student and instructor resources, and a preview of our upcoming new Virtual Security Cloud Labs.
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Recent advancements in cybersecurity, mobile technology and artificial intelligence have opened new doors in the current Information Age. Here’s how:
Cyber attacks are becoming more and more common. The more we store sensitive data online, the more advanced our cybersecurity needs to be to protect it. According to idtheftcenter.org, there were 781 data breaches in 2015, with the average total cost of a data breach around $3.8 million. These numbers highlight the need for cybersecurity protocols, which is exactly where a degree in computer science comes in handy. Depending on the specialization, studying computer science can help boost cybersecurity processes for health care, financial institutions, and government agencies, to name a few.
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Revised and updated with the latest data in the field, Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Third Edition by David Kim and Michael G. Solomon provides a comprehensive overview of the essential concepts readers must know as they pursue careers in information systems security.FEATURES & BENEFITS:
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There are countless reasons to adopt the new sixth edition, but we've broken down the Top Ten Reasons:
Features the Latest Software – updated with the new C++ Plus 11 features including range-based for loops and threads
Current Content – Includes a new chapter on Sets, Maps, and Hashing as well as a new chapter on Trees Plus that emphasizes balancing of search trees by covering AVL Trees, Red-Black Trees, and B-Trees
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The updated and revised Object-Oriented Data Structures Using Java, Fourth Edition is an essential resource for students learning data structures using the Java programming language.
The primary goal of authors, Nell Dale, Daniel T. Joyce and Chip Weems, is to present both the traditional and modern data structure topics with an emphasis on problem solving and software design. Beginning early and continuing throughout the text, it introduces and expands upon the use of many Java features such as classes, objects, generics, polymorphism, packages, interfaces, library classes, inheritance, exceptions, and threads.
The Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) awarded a 2015 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) to The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, Fourth Edition by Linda Null and Julia Lobur. This is the third Texty award for Null and Lobur, both of Pennsylvania State University, with previous wins for the Second and Third editions.
U.S. News & World Report has released their ranking of 100 best jobs for 2015. Beginning with the occupations that the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts will grow the most between 2012 and 2022, the list ranks jobs in a variety of industries based on projected openings, rate of growth, job prospects, unemployment rates, salary, and job satisfaction.
Are you looking for the perfect introductory Computer Science text that includes access to a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools? The sixth edition of Nell Dale and John Lewis’ best-selling Computer Science Illuminated Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access is now available.