Computer Security & Networking Program Resources
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We are here to help you succeed in pursuing your academic goals. Check out all the valuable resources and learning tools available for LBCC students.


 

NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence

Nationsl Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security LogosThe National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program. The goal of the program is to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise for the Nation.

NSA/DHS National CAE in Cyber Defense Designated Institutions

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.

For more information, please read LBCC Press Releases.


 

LBCC Cyber Defense Center

Cyber Defense Center imageLBCC Cyber Defense Center page has tips for protecting yourself online, the latest cyber security news, and information on getting your Computer Security & Networking degree and skills to get a job in the cybersecurity field. The goal of the center is to educate students, staff, faculty, and the LBCC community on the dangers, importance, and best practices of cybersecurity.

 


 

LBCC Cyber Security Club 

The Cybersecurity Club is for students who want to learn and utilize cybersecurity skills to combat the many threats that exist in the digital world today and inform the community of the best cybersecurity practices. The club also competes in the National Cyber League, which hosts a seasonal competition to test participants against cybersecurity challenges that they will likely face in the workplace. The competition helps to develop and validate their cybersecurity knowledge and skills by using real-world simulation environments to put their knowledge and theory into practice and fosters the cybersecurity skills that are most desired by industry leaders.

Meetings:

Every Wednesday from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm on the PCC campus in AA-201B


 

Industry Certifications

As you successfully complete certain courses at LBCC, you can take exams and earn industry certificates at our computer labs.

CompTIA Certification Information

CompTIA Certification Logo
Show you can support wired and wireless networks across vendors and platforms. With a CompTIA certification in hand, you’ll get the skills you want and employers need.

 

Check out more Industry Certifications offered by COS department.

download iconCOS Industry Certification Flyer

 

 

 

COS Student Learning Resources

Learning Tools/Technology for Students

 

LBCC LMS Canvas Icon      LBCC CANVAS
      Learning Management System (LMS) where you can access your course information.

 

Microsoft Icon      MICROSOFT IMAGINE
      Get free access to Microsoft Softwares exclusively at LBCC.

 

Window Icon      MICROSOFT OFFICE
 

There are several different options available if you need to use Microsoft Office:

All computer labs at both the LAC and PCC campuses have Office installed.

LBCC students are also eligible to purchase Microsoft Office products, as well as other software, at a reduced rate through CollegeBuys.org

 

Computer Labs

 

Study Center Icon      COS STUDY CENTERS
      GET ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND ACCESS TO SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

 

Certification Icon      INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS
      Earn Industry Standard Certifications as part of many courses in the Computer & Office Studies programs.

 

Keyboard Icon      TYPING TESTS
      Learn how to Earn a Typing Certificate.

 

Lab Hours Icon      COMPUTER LAB HOURS
 

  LAC – Room M-109 PCC – Room AA-206
Monday – Thursday 8 am – 9 pm 8 am – 9 pm
Friday 8 am – 4 pm 8 am – 4 pm
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm  

 

Student resources

 

Form Icon      STUDENT FORMS
      Find important forms about admissions and records for your academic progress.

 

calender icon      ACADEMIC CALENDAR
      View important dates for current and upcoming semesters. Downloadable PDFs of the academic calendar are also available.

 

catalog icon      COLLEGE CATALOG
      Official publication of record regarding courses offered, degree and certificate program outlines, requirements and additional policies and procedures for the campus.

 

useful cyber security resources

 

cybersecurity icon      CYBER SECURITY CLUB
      Join our Cyber Security Club to build your network and receive the latest resources in the field of Cyber Security. 

 

The Hacker News Icon      CYBER SECURITY NEWS
      News & updates from The Hacker News.

 

Cyberseek Icon      CYBERSEEK
      CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market.

 

ISSA Logo      THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY ASSOCIATION (ISSA)
      The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.

 

Infragard Logo      INFRAGARD
      InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States.

 

Homeland Logo      US COMPUTER EMERGENCY READINESS TEAM
      The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) is the Nation’s flagship cyber defense, incident response, and operational integration center. Our mission is to reduce the Nation’s risk of systemic cybersecurity and communications challenges.

 

NSA Logo       NATIONAL CENTERS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN CYBER DEFENSE
      The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program. The goal of the program is to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise for the Nation.