Cyber Defense Center


Cyber Defense Center

Welcome to the Cyber Defense Information Center at Long Beach City College. Here we have tips for protecting yourself online, the latest cybersecurity news, and information on getting your Computer Security & Networking degree and skills to get a job in the cybersecurity field. 

Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD)

Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense logo

Long Beach City College has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE2Y) by the National Security Agency (NSA). LBCC is only the third California Community College to receive this designation.

The goal of CAE-CD Program is to educate students, staff, faculty, and the LBCC community on the dangers, importance, and best practices of cybersecurity.

The Cyber Defense Center provides guidance and oversight of the cybersecurity and technology programs at Long Beach City College. Our NSA designated CAE-CD program of study is our Associate of Science in Information Technology Cybersecurity.

For more information, please read LBCC Press Releases.

If you would like more information on the Cyber Defense Center, please contact Garret Whelan at (562) 938-3244 or