Mr. Randy Hollifield, MSISA » Bio

Bio

 

Trustworthy business focused IT/IS professional with superior communication skills and proven diversified industry track record.  Experience with handling confidential enterprise data and supporting top-level executive management.  I am currently serving as a Cyber Crime Technology instructor for McDowell Technical Community College.

 

My expertise centers upon Information Security and Assurance, Current and Emerging Technologies, Vulnerability Assessment, Forensics and Networking Intrusion.

 

I hold an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration and Web Technologies from McDowell Technical Community College, a Networking Technology diploma from McDowell Technical Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology (BSIT) from WGU and a Master of Science degree in Information Security and Assurance (MSISA) from Western Governors University. 

 

My certifications include EC-Council C|EH, EC-Council C|HFI, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CIW Database Design Specialist, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Project+, CompTIA Network+, CIW JavaScript Specialist, and CIW Web Foundations Associate.  In addition, I am also a certified CIW instructor, a certified CIW testing center proctor, a certified ATI Nursing Education proctor and Certiport proctor.

 

 

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Cyber Crime Technology Degree at MTCC

Cyber Crime is any criminal activity that involves a computer, networked device or a network. Cybercriminals use various attack vectors to carry out their cyberattacks and are constantly seeking new methods and techniques for achieving their goals, while avoiding detection and arrest. This curriculum will prepare students to enter the field of computer crime investigations and private security. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seize and recover computer evidence and aid in the prosecution of cyber criminals. Course work in this curriculum will include a division of work in the disciplines of criminal justice and computer information systems. Additionally, students will be required to take specific cyber crime classes. Graduates should qualify to become computer crime investigators for local or state criminal justice agencies. Also, these graduates should be competent to serve as computer security specialists or consultants with private business.

Cyber Crime Technology Promotional Video

This curriculum will prepare students to enter the field of computer crime investigations and private security. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seize and recover computer evidence and aid in the prosecution of cyber criminals. Course work in this curriculum will include a division of work in the disciplines of criminal justice and computer information systems. Additionally, students will be required to take specific cyber crime classes. Graduates should qualify to become computer crime investigators for local or state criminal justice agencies. Also these graduates should be competent to serve as computer security specialists or consultants with private business.

Research Interests

 

Cyber Security Education

 

Computer Forensics

 

Disaster Recovery and  Business Continuity Planning (DRP/BCP)

 

Organizational Practices

 

Business Ethics