Protecting Our Future: Educating a Cybersecurity Workforce

Edited by Jane LeClair



Page count: 278

ISBN: 978-0-9898451-1-3

Pub Date:
Paperback: December 2013
E-book: January 2014

Category: Cybersecurity

Foreign rights available: World

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 (Volume 1) looks at nine of the sixteen national critical infrastructure sectors, and offers expert analysis on operational challenges and needs across the workforce. Sectors examined include: military, health care, international relations, telecommunications, finance, education, utilities, government, and small businesses and nonprofits. Protecting Our Future is an excellent foundational resource for current practitioners, as well as those considering a future in cybersecurity.

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

LeClair_Jane-241Dr. 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.


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