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Cyber Security for Managers Course Available

[Wednesday, February 28, 2018]

Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. To help managers practice safer computing, McHenry County College's Workforce, Community and Business Programs offers a Cyber Security for Managers class that is available online from March 5 through 30.

Designed for non-technical managers, directors, and others in the work place, participants will learn about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. E-Learning allows the participant to learn from work, home or on the road. The programs are convenient, relevant, immediate, self-directed and flexible, with unlimited access 24/7. 

                 By the end of this course, participants will have the skills to be practicing safer computing to safeguard their business and work information. This online course is taught by Stan Waddell, information security executive director and information security officer for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Cost is $195 and participants can register by calling (815) 455-8588 and referencing course ID: NTL S60 001. Online registration is available at Select “Register for Workforce and Community Development” classes. For more information, contact the MCC Shah Center at (815) 455-8593 or  More information about the Shah Center is available at:

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