CFCC’s Cyber Crime and Information Technology programs receive Certified Ethical Hacker Certification from EC-Council
Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College’s Cyber Crime Technology and Information Technology programs recently received designation from the International Council of E-commerce Consultants (EC-Council) as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) programs. The certification course is in place at CFCC and will be offered to Cyber Crime Technology and Information Technology students beginning in the 2022 spring semester.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a favorable job growth outlook for cybersecurity consultants. With an increased demand for information security, certification as a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is essential for employers seeking candidates to protect a company’s digital assets.
“Cyber Crime and Information Technology students with this credential will be highly sought after by Fortune 500 companies and are eligible for more than 20 job roles in the information security industry,” said Cyber Crime Technology Program Director Greg Vandergriff. “It is one of the most sought-after entry-level certifications in the security field.”
“We are thrilled to offer this certification to our students,” said CFCC President Jim Morton. “I appreciate the faculty members who went the extra mile to pursue this designation. The CEH certification will help our graduates prepare for their careers and enhance their eligibility for future employment.”
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