Point of Contact

General Classroom Building
Room 215-A, 2817 Fort Bragg Rd., Fayetteville
Official address:
P.O. Box 35236, 2201 Hull Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Rhiannon Holley

Fayetteville Technical Community College is a NSA & DHS recognized Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have redesignated Fayetteville Technical Community College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) through academic year 2028.

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Students can choose several options to obtain this recognition as well as receive your degree credential. Review options under program options. In addition industry level IT certifications are highly recommended after completing certificate related courses.

Program Information

A student will spend an average of 1000 hours with hands-on skills-based training while in the IT/Systems Security & Analysis (A25590S) program.

Systems Security & Analysis is a concentration under the Information Technology program.

This curriculum provides individuals with the skills required to analyze and implement effective and comprehensive information security controls.

The program incorporates the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.  

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to design and manage information.


Innovator of the Year 2019Fayetteville Technical Community College has been named the recipient of the 2019 Academic Innovator of the Year Award by EC-Council, an organization committed to expanding Cyber security career paths in higher education.




Red Hat Academy LogoThe Red Hat Academy at Fayetteville Technical Community College has been awarded the Red Hat Training Academy Innovator’s Award for FY2020 and the Red Hat Training Academy Director’s Award for the 2020-2021 academic year. Also, Rhiannon Holley received the Red Hat Training Academy Director’s Award – Instructor for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Current Advisory Board Members

Adrianne George – Founder of MyCyberExec

Marv Gordener – Program Manager at Booz Allen Hamilton

Michael Solomon – CrowdStrike Sr. Threat Response Analyst,

Michael Register – CrowdStrike SOC Analyst

Rob Main – North Carolina Chief Risk Officer (Retired)

Sinclair Robinson – Public Works Commission Information Technology Specialist II

Sheena Corpening – Alumni CAE (DoD CySP)recipient

Our Partners

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Cybersecurity Resources & Awareness/Competitions

Meet the Staff

Systems Security & Analysis

Rhiannon Holley Dept. Chair GCB 202-R (910) 676-7309 holleyr@faytechcc.edu
Darryl Carter Instructor GCB 225 (910) 678-1069 carterd@faytechcc.edu
William “Nikitah” Cummings Instructor GCB 202-W (910) 678-8323 cummingw@faytechcc.edu
Clifton Oxendine Prog. Coord GCB 202-N (910) 676-3989 oxendinc@faytechcc.edu
Joseph Phillippe Instructor GCB 225 (910) 676-7403 phillipjo@faytechcc.edu
Perry Sikes Instructor GCB 202-W (910) 676-7384 sikesp@faytechcc.edu
Darlene Wood Instructor GCB 108-C (910) 678-8346 woodd@faytechcc.edu
Neal Verzosa Instructor GCB 225 (910) 676-7451 verzosan@faytechcc.edu