Cyber Defense Association

Cybersecurity Awareness is gripping our nation. . . are you prepared?

The Harford Community College Cyber Defense Association (CDA) is a student run association that focuses on cybersecurity and how to identify, protect, respond and defend organizational assets.

Our main purpose is to develop and encourage cybersecurity awareness and application by providing students with the tools and education they need to advance their cybersecurity careers.

To accomplish this goal, we participate in community/national cyber challenges, outreach programs about security related topics, host tech talks and guest speakers that are leaders in the cybersecurity field.

The CDA utilizes the Harford Community College's new cybersecurity labs to instruct students and practice hands-on cyber challenges or topics that will enrich the student's understanding of cybersecurity.

The cyber program recently installed two cybersecurity labs to instruct students in all aspects of cybersecurity and provide hands-on practice.

Spring 2018 Cyber Lab Open Student Hours are Wednesday and Friday evenings from 6pm - 9pm in Joppa Hall, Room 008.

Cyber Computer Lab

Cyber Computer Lab

Harford Community College has partnered with the Baltimore Cyber Range and the State of Maryland to provide some community college students a unique one-day experience on the Baltimore Cyber Range.  Click here for more details.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month in Joppa Hall 008 (unless otherwise noted).

  • 3/12/18, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Speaker: Mr. Stephen Everitt
    Dept. of Labor Licensing and Regulation
    Topic: "Cybersecurity Careers: Researching the Job Market and Resume Building"
    This presentation is designed for community college students pursuing IT and Cyber degrees
  • 4/9/18, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Elect new officers
    If HCC is closed for inclement weather, the CDA Meeting will be cancelled.

Club Officers

  • Brian Smith, President
  • Brian Smith, Vice President
  • Trevor Smith, Secretary
  • Wendell Chives, Treasurer