Merritt Security Program: Overview
CISE has partnered with Merritt College to develop a fully accredited associate of science degree in Information Security. Merritt College serves Greater East Bay Area, specifically the diverse Alameda, Oakland and Berkeley School Districts and includes students from less advantaged background. Program was designed and is taught by our advisory board of Bay Area CIO’s and CISO’s.
Students choose between majors in application or infrastructure security. All classes include “hands on” labs and internship as part of the program. Examples of classes include, Computer Forensics, Hacker techniques, Cloud security, and Secure coding. Final class includes development of information security strategy that is presented to panel of CXO’s at end of the course.
!Null team from CISE program has competed over the past 3 years at National Cyber League competition and recently placed 4th in gold level against 175 other schools. Our website has more details on the program and ways to get involved: cisesecurity.com.