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
Patch and Updateon February 15, 2019 at 5:00 am
One of the most effective ways you can protect your computer at home is to make sure both the operating system and your applications are patched and updated. […]
Unique Passwordson February 14, 2019 at 5:00 am
Make sure each of your accounts has a separate, unique password. Can't remember all of your passwords/passphrases? Consider using a password manager to […]
Never Give Your Password Over the Phoneon February 13, 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 […]
Securely Disposing Mobile Deviceson February 12, 2019 at 5:00 am
Do you plan on giving away or selling one of your older mobile devices? Make sure you wipe or reset your device before disposing of it. If you don't, the next […]
When Awayon February 11, 2019 at 5:00 am
Leaving your seat? Ctrl--Alt--Delete! Make sure you lock your workstation or laptop while you are away from it. On a Mac? Try Control--Shift--Eject/Power. […]
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