Edited by Jane LeClair
Page count: 278
Paperback: December 2013
E-book: January 2014
“The topic of cybersecurity has been covered with broad strokes in several books, but this work by the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College delves into specific areas in considerable detail. This book will help us understand the challenges and better prepare for our future.”
—From the Foreword by Donald Rumsfeld, 13th and 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense
In the world of technology, cybersecurity is, without a doubt, one of the most dynamic topics of our times. Protecting Our Future brings together a range of experts from across the cybersecurity spectrum and shines a spotlight on operational challenges and needs across the workforce: in military, health care, international relations, telecommunications, finance, education, utilities, government, small businesses, and nonprofits. Contributors offer an assessment of strengths and weaknesses within each subfield, and, with deep subject-matter expertise, they introduce practitioners, as well as those considering a future in cybersecurity, to the challenges and opportunities when building a cybersecurity workforce.
Contributors include: Melody L. Balcet, Anthony M. Bargar, Shana Kayne Beach, Tom Connors, Kyle M. Foley, James H. Jones, Jr., Gregory P. Keeley, Jane LeClair, K. Maman, Ernest McDuffie, Sean Murphy, Kai Roer, and Geoff Schwartz
Dr. Jane LeClair is the Chief Operating Officer of Excelsior College’s recently launched National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI), located in Washington, D.C. Dr. LeClair is a former dean of The School of Business and Technology, also at Excelsior College.