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

    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.

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

    A Complete Curriculum Solution for Information Systems & Cybersecurity

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Aug 21, 2014 4:22:40 PM

    In May 2009, President Barack Obama said that “America’s economic prosperity in the 21st century will depend on cybersecurity.” In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that by 2018, the need for information security professionals is expected to grow by nearly 30 percent. To meet this demand, academic institutions throughout the country are offering new or expanded degree and certificate programs within this rapidly growing field.

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    Topics: Committee on National Security Systems, IACE, Information Security, ISSA, NSA, Computer Science Education, Information Systems & Security Assurance Serie

    United States Air Force Academy Introduces New Network Security Major

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Aug 18, 2014 11:57:57 AM

    As cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic in colleges and universities, it’s also becoming an increasingly important part of the military. Recently, the United States Air Force Academy announced that they are adding a new network security major designed to help cadets “fly, fight, and win in cyberspace.”

    According to Dr. Martin Carlisle, the head of the Computer Science Department for the 2014-2015 academic year, “the computer and network security major touches on topics designed to help cadets understand what the cyberspace domain is and how the Air Force will establish cyberspace superiority in future conflicts.” Dr, Carlisle continued that, “the Air Force Academy is committed to producing highly-qualified officers to serve in cyber career fields. This is a time when the Academy is reducing majors, which shows how important we think this mission field is.”

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    Topics: Computer Science, Information Security, Information Systems Security & Assurance Curri, ISSA, Computer Science Education, Computer Security, Cypersecurity, United States Air Force Academy, Network Security

    Introducing Our All-New ISSA Series Website!

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Feb 20, 2014 4:06:18 PM

    We’re excited to announce the launch of our new Information Systems Security & Assurance (ISSA) website . Completely revamped and modernized with new, easy-to-navigate features, the new ISSA website includes a Try It Now demo gallery where you can view sample materials for each title in the series. The homepage now offers a comprehensive video walkthrough for a complete introduction to the program, as well as an overview of the entire curriculum.

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    Topics: Information Systems Security & Assurance Curri, Introduction to Computer Science, ISSA, ISSA website,

    Review: Fundamentals of Information Systems Security is a “high-level overview”

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Oct 28, 2013 10:36:33 AM

    The Midwest Book Review just published a review of Fundamentals of Information Systems Security by David Kim and Michael G. Solomon, calling it “an ideal 555 page compendium covering every aspect, facet and issue of information systems security.”

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    Topics: Midwest Book Review, ISSA, Review, David Kim, Michael Solomon, Fundamentals of Information Systems Security

    Jones & Bartlett Learning and Toolwire Win Gold Medal for Security Training and Education

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Mar 13, 2013 12:33:08 PM
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    Topics: ISSA, Toolwire, Security Training and Education Programs, VIrtual Cloud Labs, Global Excellence Awards

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