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.
An article was published describing 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.
An interview with the State Journal-Register was held regarding “Experts: Network security requires 24-7 vigilance” on the recent global cyberattacks and how businesses and individuals can protect themselves.
An interview with WCIA News described the nationwide Equifax data breach and how individuals can protect themselves from hackers.
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
Social Media Postings
on June 25, 2019 at 5:00 am
Be careful: the more information you post online about yourself, the easier it is for a cyber attacker to target you and create custom attacks against you or […]
Never Respond to Emails Asking for Personal Information
on June 24, 2019 at 5:00 am
Companies you do business with should never ask for your account information, credit card numbers or password in an email. If you have any questions about an […]
What is Malware
on June 21, 2019 at 5:00 am
Malware is software--a computer program--used to perform malicious actions. In fact, the term malware is a combination of the words malicious and software. […]
Never Give Your Password Over the Phone
on June 20, 2019 at 5:00 am
Never give your password to someone over the phone. If someone calls you and asks for your password while saying they are from the Help Desk or Tech Support […]
Reporting an Incident
on June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am
Bad guys are very persistent, eventually anyone can make a mistake. If a phone call from the "Help Desk" doesn't sound quite right, if an email seems […]
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