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Cyber Security

Overview

Cyber LockWhat is Cyber Security?

The MCC Cyber Security program helps students acquire the skills to balance and manage the risks of doing business in a networked world. Students learn to formulate and implement an information security policy, manage information assets, and design a successful security infrastructure. Students also get vital hands-on experience in defending against attack and intrusion, as well as disaster recovery preparation. Bellevue University, Dakota State University, and Herzing University offer transfer pathways for graduates of the MCC Cyber Security program. MCC is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

CAE DESIGnation letter

CAE Designation Letter PDF

Job & Salary Outlook

Cyber Security graduates become security architects, specialists, analysts and administrators, cryptographers, forensic experts and penetration testers.

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SUGGESTED CAREER WEBSITES

Cyberseek.org: Cybersecurity Supply/Demand Heat Map

Cyberseek.org: Cybersecurity Career Pathway

CybersecurityJobs.net

Degrees & Certificates Offered

Faculty

Gary Sparks, instructor, program coordinator
Phone: 531-622-3854
INFO Programs: Cyber Security

Jared Bernard, instructor
Phone: 531-622-8243
INFO Programs: Cyber Security

Ron Moore, instructor
Phone: 531-622-8370

Kayle Nielsen, instructor
Phone: 531-622-8435

Olivia Christenham, instructor

Assima Sizing, instructor

Schedule

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Metropolitan Community College – Department of Information Technology

TEACHING MODE: ON - Online, R - Remote, H - Hybrid, C - Campus

SPRING
COURSE NAME TEACHING MODE
INFO 2805 - Network and Information Security Basics ON/H
INFO 1003 - Problem Solving and Programming Logic ON/R/H/C
INFO 1023 - Networking Essentials ON/H
INFO 1110 - Windows Operating Systems I ON/H
INFO 1111 - Linux Operating Systems I ON/R/H/C
INFO 1120 - Windows Operating Systems II ON
INFO 1620 - Introduction to Database Design ON/H
INFO 1933 - Securing and Monitoring IoT Networks ON
INFO 2023 - Networking Essentials II ON/C
INFO 2806 - Network Attacks, Intrusions, and Penetration Testing ON
INFO 2809 - Information Systems, Forensics, and Legal Topics ON
INFO 2362 - Building Secure Environments ON/H
INFO 2810 - Security Capstone/Internship H
INFO 2981 - Internship ON/H/C

SUMMER
COURSE NAME TEACHING MODE
INFO 2805 - Network and Information Security Basics ON/H
INFO 1003 - Problem Solving and Programming Logic ON/R/H/C
INFO 1023 - Networking Essentials ON/H
INFO 1110 - Windows Operating Systems I ON/H/C
INFO 1111 - Linux Operating Systems I ON/R/H/C
INFO 1120 - Windows Operating Systems II ON
INFO 1620 - Introduction to Database Design ON/H
INFO 1933 - Securing and Monitoring IoT Networks ON
INFO 2023 - Networking Essentials II ON
INFO 2806 - Network Attacks, Intrusions, and Penetration Testing ON
INFO 2808 - Boundary Protection H
INFO 2123 - Introduction to SCADA Security H
INFO 2362 - Building Secure Environments ON
INFO 2981 - Internship ON/H/C

FALL
COURSE NAME TEACHING MODE
INFO 2805 - Network and Information Security Basics ON/H
INFO 1003 - Problem Solving and Programming Logic ON/R/H/C
INFO 1023 - Networking Essentials ON/H
INFO 1110 - Windows Operating Systems I ON/H
INFO 1111 - Linux Operating Systems I ON/R/H/C
INFO 1120 - Windows Operating Systems II ON
INFO 1620 - Introduction to Database Design ON/H
INFO 1933 - Securing and Monitoring IoT Networks ON
INFO 2023 - Networking Essentials II ON/C
INFO 2806 - Network Attacks, Intrusions, and Penetration Testing ON
INFO 2809 - Information Systems, Forensics, and Legal Topics ON
INFO 2362 - Building Secure Environments ON/H
INFO 2810 - Security Capstone/Internship H
INFO 2981 - Internship ON/H/C

WINTER
COURSE NAME TEACHING MODE
INFO 2805 - Network and Information Security Basics ON/H
INFO 1003 - Problem Solving and Programming Logic ON/R/H/C
INFO 1023 - Networking Essentials ON/H
INFO 1110 - Windows Operating Systems I ON/H
INFO 1111 - Linux Operating Systems I ON
INFO 1120 - Windows Operating Systems II ON/C
INFO 1620 - Introduction to Database Design ON/H/C
INFO 1933 - Securing and Monitoring IoT Networks C
INFO 2023 - Networking Essentials II ON
INFO 2806 - Network Attacks, Intrusions, and Penetration Testing ON/C
INFO 2808 - Boundary Protection ON/C
INFO 2123 - Introduction to SCADA Security ON
INFO 2810 - Security Capstone/Internship H
INFO 2981 - Internship ON/H/C

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MIDWEST 2022 GEN CYBER

 

Gen cyber logoThe GenCyber program strives to be a part of the solution to the Nation’s shortfall of skilled cybersecurity professionals. Ensuring that enough young people are inspired to utilize their talents in cybersecurity is critical to the future of our country’s national and economic security as we become even more reliant on cyber-based technology in every aspect of our daily lives.

 




CYBER YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Cyber YouTube Channel

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

United States Computer Emergency Reading Team (US-CERT)

United States Department of Justice Computer Crime and Intellectural Property Section

United States Federal Bureau of Investigations – Cyber Crime

United States Federal Bureau of Investigations – Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)

National Security Agency Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) Website

United States Department of Homeland Security – Stop. Think. Connect.

General Services Administration (GSA) Consumer Action Handbook

Stay Safe Online

FTC Data Security for Business

FTC Phishing Tips

US-Cert, Report Phishing Sites

LOCAL INDUSTRY ADVISORS

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Cybersecurity Manager, Vice President, Bank of the West, Omaha, NE Assistant Professor & Program Director BSCYBR and MSCYBR, College of Science and Technology, Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE Senior Cybersecurty Consultant, Raytheon Corporation, Bellevue, NE Network Analyst, USSTRATCOM