Purpose of the Cyber Center
The LLCC Cyber Center provides program guidance and general cyber defense (CD) information. It also promotes collaboration and interaction with other students, faculty and programs.
Degree and Certificate Programs
Cybersecurity jobs are in demand and growing across the economy. Learn about LLCC’s Computer Administration • Certificate of Achievement – Networking Track and Computer Systems • Associate in Applied Science – Networking Track.
Computer Administration • Certificate of Achievement falls under regulations for “Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation.” LLCC provides the gainful employment information for Computer Administration • Certificate of Achievement in compliance with the “Program Integrity” and “Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation” regulations as defined by the U.S. Department of Education (34 CFR 668.8).
Community Outreach on Cybersecurity
In the Media
LLCC instructors presented on ways to secure your computer and yourself from viruses at the Spring Security Awareness Day public workshop on Feb. 10, 2018.
Jeff Mehan, professor of computer networking, writes about the importance of security in today’s digital world and shares information on cybersecurity education opportunities at LLCC in “Protecting your online information: LLCC offers new cybersecurity program and public workshops” published in the State Journal-Register.
Frank Marsaglia, professor of computer networking, was interviewed by the State Journal-Register for “Experts: Network security requires 24-7 vigilance” on the recent global cyberattacks and how businesses and individuals can protect themselves.
Professor Mehan discussed the nationwide Equifax data breach and how individuals can protect themselves from hackers in an interview with WCIA News.
Cyber Security Resources
Additional local conferences on cybersecurity for students
Affiliate Organizations for Cybersecurity
SANS Institute Security Awareness Tip of the Day The most recent SANS Institute Security Awareness Tips
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Kids and Family Memberson July 16, 2018 at 5:00 am
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