Cyber security training & education

Welcome to the TCC Cyber Center

Mission Statement: The Cybercenter at Tidewater Community College is intended to disseminate cyberdefense information into the local, regional, and national cyberdefense community of interest. This includes information on cyberdefense resources, career opportunities, conferences, programs of study, scholarships, partner organizations, faculty contacts, student activities, and certifications as well as a Cybersecurity blog intended to push out updates and news on emerging threats.

US Department of Homeland SecurityTCC’s Career Studies Certificate in Cyber Security offers a curriculum that is mapped to national cybersecurity standards. Some credits may be applied to the Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology.

National Security AgencyOur A.A.S degree is transferable and offers students the opportunity to participate in competitions and extracurricular activities that sharpen skills and knowledge and provide networking opportunities.

TCC is a long-standing member of the National CyberWatch Center, a national consortium of colleges and universities focused on cybersecurity education.

Start your cyber security career at TCC.

Learn more about TCC's programs

Career Studies Certificate in Cyber Security

Learn the skills to identify and prevent and eliminate threats to information systems with a Career Studies Certificate in Cyber Security

Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology

TCC's information systems technology degree prepares you for a wide range of in-demand IT careers. Concentrations in programming and mobile applications developmentnetwork administration, cloud computing - and more - are also available. 

Cyber competitions

Tidewater Community College offers students opportunities to compete in regional and national competitions, including:


Agreement gives TCC cybersecurity students seamless path to ODU bachelor’s degree

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Program spotlight

"Here in Hampton Roads we serve a critical national security interest," says Cyber Security program head Rob Guess

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Faculty profile

TCC instructor Hersey Cartwright earns VMware's highest certification

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