HCC adds new cybersecurity course

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Hagerstown Community College will offer a new cybersecurity class, CYB-223 Cybersecurity Select Topics, from 10 to 11:15 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Aug. 28 in the Advanced Technology Center.

Students will be exposed to current topics in cybersecurity and be introduced to cutting-edge cybersecurity research. Topics include general computing, networking, security, privacy, forensics and mobile devices.

Under a grant funded by the National Science Foundation, this unique elective course will feature lectures from Johns Hopkins University graduates and students, focusing on cyber research at JHU. CYB-223 is a three-credit elective course, open to all students within the Cybersecurity program at HCC. Students must complete CYB-101 before registering for this course.

For more information about the course, contact HCC instructor Michael Blackburn at mcblackburn@hagerstowncc.edu. To register, visit www.hagerstowncc.edu/webadvisor.