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National CyberWatch Center


McDowell Technical Community College is excited to announce that it is now a member of the National CyberWatch Center, the largest network of Information Security educators and institutions of higher education in the world.  The objectives of the academic institution membership is to: 

  • Support the national imperative for developing cybersecurity-educated professionals by providing educational, networking, and collaborative opportunities for faculty and their institutions. 
  • To foster evidenced-based practices among the membership by providing software platforms and data that support collaboration, and
  • To assist in the collection of data that can be used by all member schools as they create their cybersecurity organizational strategic plans. 

McDowell Technical Community College is proud to share its passion for advancing the cybersecurity workforce and filling the cyber skills gap.  For additional information regarding the National CyberWatch Center, contact the college NCW administrator, Randy Hollifield, at or visit the National CyberWatch Center website via the following link: CyberWatch.