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PCC partners with CyberSecurity Institute for training

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Community College and CyberSecurity Institute have joined forces to be the exclusive training partners for the state of Oregon.

PCC will host computer forensics training courses that will provide training in computer investigations and forensic analysis. The classes cover topics such as properly acquiring, interpreting and reporting findings related to digital evidence, detecting chain of evidence, following privacy issues, and learning how to handle cases involving Windows NTFS base systems.

CyberSecurity Institute was one of the first companies in Washington state to offer computer forensic training, and has trained hundreds of professionals, including law enforcement.

“Establishing this partnership marks another milestone on the journey to fight cyber crime,” said CyberSecurity Institute President Steve Hailey. “Portland Community College will be a driving force to further educate those with this responsibility.”

Hailey is an information technology veteran of 23 years, with 16 years experience developing and delivering technical training. He has been conducting forensic analysis professionally since 1997, and instructing digital forensic curriculum since 1999. Hailey instructs the information security and digital forensics curriculum at Edmonds Community College in Washington state.

For more information, visit, or call 503-788-6217. For more information on CyberSecurity Institute, please visit

Portland Community College is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, serving approximately 91,000 full- and part-time students. For more PCC news, please visit us on the Web at PCC has three comprehensive campuses, five workforce training and education centers, and 200 community locations in the Portland metropolitan area. The PCC district encompasses a 1,500-square-mile area in northwest Oregon and offers two-year degrees, one-year certificate programs, short-term training, alternative education, pre-college courses and life-long learning.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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