The Cyber Network Defense Course (CNDC) addresses the nations need for cybersecurity professionals. Our program immerses you in a virtual real-world cyber environment where you apply learned skills to defend against cyber-criminals and cyber-terrorism.
CNDC is dedicated to providing real world training and enhancing skills for the cyber-workforce.
Our Cyber Network Defense Course was developed by ISG, our academic partners and local workforce boards to support cyber-education programs and fund educational opportunities for qualifying participants.
Cybersecurity is also referred to as information security, and focuses on protecting computers, networks, programs and data from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction. There is a considerable demand for cybersecurity professionals both locally and nationally. Our goal is to develop talent from the following three distinct groups:
The focus of initial recruitment will be in the Capital Area: Wake and Johnston Counties. Students will be recruited through this website, Capital Area NCWorks Career Centers, ISG, Fort Bragg Career Resource Center and other community partners.
You Have What it Takes
Nationally there is a shortage of Cybersecurity professionals. Many of the skills that made you successful in defending our nation while in uniform can be used to help you to become a highly effective cyber professional.
Get a Jump on Your Career
Cybersecurity careers offer great pay and a solid future. The work is challenging and requires problem solving skills. You will be required to be a life long learner. If you are a self starter and enjoy learning new things this may be a career for you. Our development process focuses on work based learning. We know that most people learn new skills using hands on techniques. We develop your skills thru the use of mentors and exposure to virtual simulation of the work environment.
Expand Your IT Skills
IT workers and other skilled professionals that are seeking to be retrained represent a strong talent pool of potential Cybersecurity professionals. The fact that you have been a successful IT worker in the past gives you a better probability of success in a Cybersecurity career.