New cybersecurity select topics course available this fall

(July 10, 2017) – Hagerstown Community College will offer a new cybersecurity class, CYB-223 Cybersecurity Select Topics, on Mondays and Wednesdays this fall, from 10 to 11:15 a.m., beginning August 28, in the Advanced Technology Center.

Cybersecurity is a vital yet rapidly changing field in the world today. In this course, 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 (JHU) 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 Bill Warburton at To register, visit