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    Jones & Bartlett Learning and Toolwire Release Virtual Security Cloud Labs, Version 2.0

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 31, 2015 2:03:08 PM

    Virtual Security Cloud LabsExciting news to announce-- Virtual Security Cloud Labs, Version 2.0 is here. As part of our Information Systems Security & Assurance (ISSA) Series, the labs provide a fully immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios that they will likely encounter in their future careers.

    This significant update to the award-winning labs, the result of a partnership with Toolwire, include:

    • Embedded Lab Manuals — Integrated lab guides located in the left margin of the desktop frameset enable users to learn entirely online.
    • More Virtual Labs — Fifteen new labs added for a total of 80 labs across eight courses.
    • Challenge Questions — New questions added that focus on real world scenarios.
    • Updated Software — Updates to all operating systems, software and virtual machines.

    According to Cameron D. Crowe, Toolwire’s Executive Vice President,

    "Toolwire has developed, hosted and supported customized virtual desktop environments for more than 15 years. As part of this latest release, we have architected an unparalleled environment with Toolwire lab guides providing step-by-step instruction on more than 20 leading software programs that are typically utilized in enterprise class security implementations. When coupled with Jones & Bartlett Learning’s premium content and our outstanding support 24x7x365, the value of this offering is unsurpassed."

    Read the full press release here. For more information on the ISSA Series, visit

    Topics: ISSA, ISSA Series, Online Learning, Toolwire, Virtual Security Cloud Labs

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