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
Secure Your Home Wi-Fi Routeron January 18, 2019 at 5:00 am
The most effective steps you can take to secure your wireless network at home is to change the default admin password, enable WPA2 encryption and use a strong […]
Anti-Viruson January 17, 2019 at 5:00 am
Make sure you have anti-virus software installed on your computer and that it is automatically updating. However, keep in mind that no anti-virus can catch all […]
Go With Passphraseson January 16, 2019 at 5:00 am
Passphrases are the strongest type of passwords and the easiest to remember. Simply use an entire sentence for your password, such as "What time is coffee?" […]
Browse With Encryptionon January 15, 2019 at 5:00 am
When browsing online, encrypting your online activities is one of the best ways to protect yourself. Make sure your online connection is encrypted by making […]
Social Media Privacy Settingson January 14, 2019 at 5:00 am
Privacy settings on social networks have limited value. They are confusing to configure and change often. Ultimately, if you do not want your parents or boss […]
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