Certificate - Computer Forensics/Network Security
Spokane Falls Community College
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Learn the ins and outs of protecting digital assets, fundamentals of cybersecurity, and become introduced to the world of digital forensics with this year-long certificate program in computer forensics and network security.
Not only will you be more tech savvy, you'll build and improve on your already solid understand of information technology.
SFCC offers extra support and career development to students pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math programs through MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement).
Upon graduation from the Information Technology / Computer Forensics/Network Security program, graduates will be prepared to:
You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs. We meet you where you are and help you reach your goals.
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Computer Forensics/Network Security certificate map
Total Credits: 43
Vicki was born and raised on a large commercial farm in Napa, California. She was able to combine her farm knowledge and love of science when she studied at California State Polytechnical Institute in San Luis Obispo with a major in Dairy Science. She has worked in the SFCC Admissions & Registration office for 20 years. During this time, she had the opportunity to serve students from application to completion and beyond.
Vicki joined the Computing, Math, and Science Division as a Guided Pathway Specialist in 2022. She is passionate about STEM, pathways and dedicated to helping students achieve their goals by meeting them where they are.
When off-campus, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and reading. She is proud of her 3 sons and 2 daughters-in-law who attended CCS.
Rick Dubois has over 30 years of experience working and training in the computer industry. Starting as a data base administrator for a local manufacturing firm, he then became the system administrator for the local franchise of a national education firm. Rick is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and has trained hundreds of local Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers. Rick spent several years traveling the United States of America as a contract trainer for Dell on their Compellent Storage Area Network system. Rick is currently a tenured instructor at SFCC.
Mark Neufville has over 20 years of IT industry experience working for the United States Marine Corps, Gonzaga University IT department, Microsoft Corporation including the last 6 years as a college instructor. He is passionate about information technology/security. He has a MEd from Eastern Washington University Adult Education a BS in Technology, BS Information System Security, AAS Information Technology Computer Network Systems, AAS Information Technology Network Security and a Certificate in Computer. Forensics Network Security currently perusing a Masters in Cybersecurity from GCU.
Brady Nielsen has more than 20 years of full-time IT industry experience, including the last eight as an information security professional and six as a college instructor. He is passionate about information security, keeping his ties to the community by volunteering as an officer in the local ISSA chapter. He has an Master of Business Administration degree from Gonzaga University and a Master of Science in information assurance with a concentration in cybersecurity from Regis University.
Rick Udlock has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Data processing from Colorado State University. His Masters degree in Computer Systems Management is from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, CA.
Rick has worked as technical instructor, computer operations manager and FORTRAN & COBOL programmer for the U.S. Air Force and has other industry experience from working for Ball Aerospace Systems, Martin Marietta Denver Aerospace, The Boeing Company, and Mutual of Enumclaw amongst others.
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