Associate Professor of Information Systems
Mark specializes in digital communication networks, wireless technologies, and computer security. He teaches undergraduate courses in computer networks, computer hardware and software, security, and management information systems.
M.S., Computer Information Systems, Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Technology Management, Indiana State University
Mark is the author of 20 technology textbooks, including Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs, Guide to Wireless Communications, Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security In Your World, and Networking BASICS. He also has has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for the U.S. Postal Service, the Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service, the University of Tennessee, and various state and local entities. Mark served as an Associate Professor and the Director of Academic Computing at Volunteer State Community College in Tennessee for 20 years.