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    Cybersecurity Education Starts Early with the Girl Scouts

    Posted by Michael Sullivan on Apr 6, 2018 3:59:28 PM

    The Girl Scouts recently announced that they will be offering 18 new Cybersecurity badges for the first time.

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    According to Sylvia Acevedo, chief executive officer, Girl Scouts of the USA,

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    Topics: cybersecurity, ISSA Series

    The 2017 Computer Science Catalog is Now Available!

    Posted by amyl on Mar 28, 2017 10:10:52 AM

    See What's New for 2017

    Check 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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    Topics: algorithms, Android, android app development, app development, C++, C++ Plus 11, Catalog, Computer Architecture, Computer Organization, computer organization and architecture, Computer Science Education, Computer Science Education, computer science faculty, Computer Science Teachers Association, computer science textbooks, Cyberethics, cybersecurity, Data Structures, Databases, Information Security, Introduction to Computer Science, ISSA, Java, Nell Dale, New Edition, New Text, Programming, Python, Python Programming in Context, Software Engineering, STEM, virtual security, web design

    The Future of Computer Science and its Education

    Posted by amyl on Feb 3, 2017 11:12:23 AM

    Please welcome guest blogger, Scott Rhodes, Vice Provost of Enrollment for Florida Polytechnic University.

    Recent advancements in cybersecurity, mobile technology and artificial intelligence have opened new doors in the current Information Age. Here’s how:

    Cybersecurity

    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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    Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, computer scientists, cybersecurity, education, florida polytechnic university, hands-on courses, Internships, mobile technology, new technology, scott rhodes, STEM, STEM majors

    Just Released! Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Third Edition

    Posted by amyl on Oct 25, 2016 9:55:56 AM

    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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    Topics: CompTIA, cyberaware, cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, data breach, David Kim, Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Information Security, Information Systems Security, Information Systems & Security Assurance Serie, ISSA, malware, Michael Solomon, New Edition, privacy issues, Virtual Security Cloud Labs

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