Office Location
General Classroom Building (GCB), Room 202-T, 2817 Fort Bragg Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Department Chair: Chris Herring

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

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Fayetteville Technical Community College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education (CAE2Y)

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.


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Program Information

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.

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.

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


Innovator of the Year 2019Fayetteville Technical Community College has been named 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.

Our Partners

Cisco networking academy Comp tia authorized academy Ec Council academia Logo
National cyber watch center Data Privacy Day Logo Fayetteville and Fort Bragg ISSA Chapter
National Syber Security Awarness Month Logo Palo alto networks academy Red Hat Academy

External Board of Advisers

Deb Crawford – Laboratory for Analytic Sciences North Carolina State University
Chip Lucas – Executive Director Career and Technical Education/ Cumberland County School System
Nia Luckey – Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert / Novetta
AshLeigh Pienkosz – Desktop Support Specialist / City of Fayetteville
Anthony Pierce – Lead Cyber Investigator at Cisco
Ted Richards – Professional Service Engineer/ ForeScout
Suzannah Tucker – FTCC Board Member

Faculty Information

Chris Herring

Department Chair Systems Security & Analysis

Chris has an associate of applied science from Wake Technical Community College and Fayetteville Technical Community College. He also has a Bachelor and Masters of Science in Technology Systems from East Carolina University. Within the field of Technology Chris has twenty-one years job experience with a variety of different organizations. Chris also has several CompTIA, Red Hat, and Palo Alto certifications.

Cybersecurity Events

ISSA Fayetteville/Ft. Bragg Monthly Meeting

March 19th, 2020 (5pm-8pm)
Fayetteville Technical Community College
General Classroom Building Room 114