Our cornerstones include educating and securing which protects both assets and people.  With that in mind we voluntarily work with groups in our community to share how people can live and work in a world where security is becoming more and more important.

Safe and Secure Online

The Center for Cyber Safety and Education in partnership with Jim Davis and his creative team at PAWS, Inc. is now teaching children how to be safe online with Garfield! Come along as Garfield and friends work their way through various situation on the internet. The lessons are in a kid-friendly format to teach and reinforce basic, online safety. Purchase a 1-year digital subscription today for access to all interactive lessons.

Community Outreach Training

Our community outreach focus is organized into three categories:

Elementary Education

High School Education

Public-at-Large Awareness

Public-at-Large Awareness includes public security awareness for all ages, partnering with technology companies to improve our training content, and maintaining the high standards of the (ISC)2.

Local Event Support

In 2018 we have sponsored multiple conferences including:

BSides Raleigh

Security BSides is a community-driven framework for building events for and by cyber security community members. The goal is to expand the spectrum of conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time. It creates opportunities for individuals to both present and participate in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big-thing are happening.


ISSA is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure.

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.