Cyber Security Center | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Information Assurance & Security.
Cyber Security Center

Information Assurance & Security.
Cyber Security Center

Cyber Security: A Critical Need

Computer systems have a substantial impact in nearly every setting - retail, health care, finance, transportation, government, communication, and education - and ensuring the security of those computer systems is critical. Whether you are the technician installing hardware and software, the application developer, or the end user, cyber security knowledge and skills are important to the security and assurance of critical infrastructure and computer systems. 

Mission: 

The NWA Center for Cyber Security strives to improve and develop curriculum to increase the number of information assurance and security professionals in the workforce, improve the skills of existing professionals, improve diversity among information assurance and security professionals, and advance the knowledge and practice of information assurance and cyber security. 

Networking Program

Get the preparation you need to obtain a key support position in the fast-growing field of network information systems and CISCO Networking with an associate degree.

Networking Program

TALONS Student Club

The Technology, Application, Leadership, Offensive, Network Security (TALONS) club allow bright minds to learn and explore the world of hacking and information security, while providing leadership experience.

TALONS

Resources

We encourage everyone is to learn more about cyber security! View resources such as conferences, workshops, news, and other universities' programs to get you started.

Resources

Meet the Director

NWACC Professor Kimberly Bertschy teaches networking and cyber security related topics, advises the TALONS club, serves on the behavioral review team, and collaborates with community organizations. 

Director

National Cyberwatch Center

As a member, NWACC works with the National Cyberwatch Center to lead efforts in advancing cyber security education and strengthening the national workforce. 

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