This blog provides an opportunity for Cyber Self Defense students to post about information security topics. Cyber Self Defense is an introductory course in information security concepts and is offered through the Networking, Security, and Systems Administration department at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Instructors Who Use this Blog
Tina Chapman DaCosta has worked as an educator in computing since 1984 at the University of Akron, Monroe Community College and is presently an assistant professor at Rochester Institute of Technology. Her research focus is in new ways to bring people and technology together that maximize human productivity and the use of information. Ms. Chapman DaCosta’s research area is the use of storytelling as a way to teach technology and the exploration of various media to deliver stories, e.g., web, theatre, oral, film, or text. Ms. Chapman DaCosta’s patience, in-depth knowledge, and enjoyment of helping people reach their full potential has been recognized through letters and feedback from her students and clients. Ms. Chapman DaCosta was nominated for the RIT Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.
Ben Woelk is Information Security Policy and Awareness Analyst at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He’s currently co-chair of the Awareness and Training Working Group of the EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Higher Education Information Security Council, a past president of the Rochester chapter of the Society for Technical Communication. Ben blogs on information security and technical communications at Infosec Communicator.
Nick Francesco is the Manager of Technical Services for the Saunders College at RIT. He’s been in the computer industry since the 70s. He writes a newspaper column and a magazine column, and hosts a radio show and a television show – all on computers. He’s spoken at many national and local events on security (among other subjects).