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Source: Today's THV - Posted by Alex   
Security Cyber-security is an important safety and financial issue for state, local and federal governments. The number of attacks have steadily increased over recent years. One way to combat these attacks is learning how to be a hacker in order to beat one. "It's definitely an eye opener, I think, for a lot of folks to realize that these things that they take for granted are accessible for people that shouldn't have access to them," says Mark Barber, a student taking this class.

Barber is learning how to improve state and city cyber-security through computer ethical hacking training.

"We wanted to expand our knowledge of the security field in general. The CEH is actually, it gives insight into a lot of different components of security," says Barber.

Michael Gregg is COO of Superior Solutions, Inc. He is teaching the students how to go on the offensive when it comes to cyber security.

"So the goal is to see what the bad guys see, how they get this information and then how we can better secure these networks," says Gregg.

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