Financial Literacy Education at Empire
April 16, 2019
America Needs a Financial Education. Empire Students Take Action.True or False: Checking my credit score hurts my credit. If you’re not sure, you are in good company. The average American has over $5,500 in credit card debt, half have less than $10,000 saved for retirement, and not quite half of student loan borrowers are behind […]Read More
Faculty Profile: Alyson Brisco, Medical Instructor
April 9, 2019
Fourteen years ago I was sitting on this stage, excited to be graduating, but also a little terrified to be graduating. I had done it. I made it through all of my classes and now it was time to go out and apply everything I had learned. Sitting there though, my mind started to wander. “Would I get a job? Would I remember how to do all of those procedures I’d learned? Will they have a computer system I know? Will I actually use the math I had to learn?” – “Oh my goodness! Wait! What is the speaker saying? Pay attention Alyson. Oh, please, don’t let me fall when it’s my turn to walk across the stage.”
Basic Computer Security: Why Everyone Needs It
March 28, 2019
By Nathan Jackson, MCSA, A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+ –
As an IT professional, one of the things that I hear from people is: “I don’t have anything on my computer worth stealing so why do I need anti-virus? When I hear this I feel that they don’t understand their own worth and how easy it is to protect themselves.
So let’s look at what is stored on your computer/laptop/phone/tablet that someone else could take and sell to the wrong people.
March 27, 2019
What You’ll Earn from Empire’s Cybersecurity Degree ProgramEmpire’s cybersecurity program is a part of a comprehensive degree in information technology. Graduates of the program are awarded an Associate of Occupational Studies in Information Technology with a concentration in Cybersecurity. This concentration prepares graduates for a variety of certifications, including:CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)CompTIA PenTest+CompTIA A+ TechnicianCompTIA […]Read More