PPCC Cybersecurity Opportunities


If you interested in the field of cybersecurity, you should consider becoming a PPCC student. Our program will give you a comprehensive understanding of the multi-faceted and ever-growing field of cybersecurity. PPCC offers cybersecurity degrees and certificates in the Computer Network Technology program, where you can earn commercial certifications, such as Network + and Security + while completing your degree.

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Professional Development

PPCC offers non-credit exam preparation courses for working professionals or experienced hobbyists. Whether you are transitioning in your current position or want to take your knowledge to the next level, our twelve-week courses prepare working professionals to take the industry certification exams.  These certifications are essential for any IT Professional who wants a career in Cybersecurity.

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Events

LUNCH & LEARN Sessions:  (bring your own lunch)

TUESDAYS @ Rampart from 11:30-1:30pm, E-102

THURSDAYS @ Centennial from 11-1pm, Atrium

  • 10/2 & 10/4: Strengthen the Nation’s Cybersecurity Ecosystem
  • 10/9 & 10/11: Cybersecurity is a Cross-Cutting, Cross-Sector Challenge, So We Must Tackle it Together
  • 10/16 & 10/18: Increase and Strengthen the Cybersecurity Workforce Across all Sectors
  • 10/23 & 10/25: Secure Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats
  • 10/30: Secure Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats

Contact the Cyber Defense Center - Gretchen Bliss

Cyber News and Alerts

Many organizations including PPCC issue cybersecurity alerts and cyber issues are in the news everyday.  Click below for recent news articles.

Cyber Alerts

Cyber News

High School Programs in Cybersecurity

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October, 2018

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PPCC joins the Cybersecurity Community

As part of our effort to become an NSA certified Center of Academic Excellence for 2 year school (CAE2Y), PPCC is now part of both Cyber Watch West (CWW), a group of Universities and Colleges interested in Cyber Defense/Security and the National Cyberwatch Center, a consortium of higher education institutions, businesses, and government agencies focused on collaborative efforts to advance Information Security education/research and strengthen the national cybersecurity workforce. PPCC is also a member of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign