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
Never Try to Fix the Problem When Hacked
on April 19, 2019 at 5:00 am
Eventually, we all get hacked. The bad guys are very persistent and we can all make a mistake. If you suspect you have been hacked never try to fix the […]
Lock Your Mobile Devices
on April 18, 2019 at 5:00 am
The number one step for protecting your mobile device is making sure it has a strong screenlock on it so only you can access it. […]
Never Give Your Password Over the Phone
on April 17, 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 […]
on April 16, 2019 at 5:00 am
Ransomware is a special type of malware. Once it infected your computer, it encrypts all of your files and demands you pay a ransome if you want your files […]
on April 15, 2019 at 5:00 am
Every plugin or add-on you install in your browser can expose you to more danger. Only install the plugins you need and make sure they are always current. If […]
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