New Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Course Available

By CyberWatch West

CyberWatch West launched a new course designed specifically for community colleges, “Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” with a free webinar in January, 2017.

The course was created in collaboration with George Mason University’s Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security, leveraging its graduate-level coursework to produce a beginning course suitable for undergraduate students with a basic understanding of network and computer security. CyberWatch West sponsored and published the course, making it available to instructors for their use under a Creative Commons license.

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NDG Linux Unhatched: Learn Linux Fundamentals for Free

NDG has launched a new course that provides an introduction to the world of Linux for free.

NDG Linux Unhatched offers students a hands-on learning platform where they can experiment and get comfortable learning basic Linux skills. They can even enter commands in a live Linux environment without having to download anything; all they need is a web browser.

The course is aligned to CompTIA A+ 220-902 exams Linux objectives.

Visit the NDG website for more information.

CyberPatriot Instructional Video Series Available

If you or your high school partners have wondered what the CyberPatriot program is all about, take a look at ITProTV’s newly released instructional video series co-hosted by Steve Linthicum, Deputy Sector Navigator of the Information and Communications Technologies/Digital Media Sector in the Greater Sacramento Region.

Linthicum made the trip to the ITProTV studios last fall to shoot the videos which cover a number of modules including Introduction to Online Safety, Cyber Ethics, Virtualization, Microsoft Windows Security Tools, Intro to Linux and Ubuntu, and more. Each video segment presents the CyberPatriot program material in a way that is easy for students, teachers, and coaches to absorb.

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CSSIA Windows 10 Administration Labs – General Beta Release

NDG has announced the general beta release of the CSSIA Windows 10 Administration Labs.

The CSSIA Windows 10 Administration Lab Series is designed to assist learners in gaining fundamental skills, based on the administration and management of a Windows 10 client.

The beta release of these labs is currently available to all NETLAB+ customers. For additional details, please visit the NDG website.