Modern Computer Architecture and Organization – Modern Computer Architecture and Organization

Modern Computer Architecture and Organization


Modern Computer Architecture and Organization

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About the author

Jim Ledin is the CEO of Ledin Engineering, Inc. Jim is an expert in embedded software and hardware design, development, and testing. He is also accomplished in embedded system cybersecurity assessment and penetration testing. He has a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering from Iowa State University and an M.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Jim is a registered professional electrical engineer in California, a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and a Certified Penetration Tester (CPT).

About the reviewer

Roger Spears has over 15 years' experience in the academic field and over 20 years' experience in IT. He has a B.S. in technology from Bowling Green State University and an M.S. in information assurance, specializing in network defense, from Capella University. He has developed and facilitated individual courses for networking, programming, and databases. He was a member of the Protect and Detect working group on the National Cyberwatch Center Curriculum Standards Panel for the Cybersecurity Foundation Series. Roger has been awarded over $750,000 in cybersecurity grants from the government for various academic and industrial customers. He holds certificates from Microsoft and Oracle. He also holds a CCNA and CySA+ certification.

I would like to acknowledge my wife (Leann) and children (Maverick and Sierra) for providing me the opportunity to grow with them and for the freedom to pursue various academic and vocational endeavors. Your understanding and tolerance meant more than I can say with words.

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