Emerging Technologies Center - Wayne Community College | Goldsboro, NC `

Emerging Technologies Center


The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Wayne Community College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense through academic year 2028. We have created the Emerging Technologies Center within our Information Systems Technology department to inform students on how they can obtain this designation, in addition to news and resources on cyber defense in general.

CAE Designation Letter
Program Information

Cybersecurity (A25590S)

This program has been validated by the National Security Agency. View the CAE Validation Letter.

The Cybersecurity program is a dynamic and comprehensive pathway designed to prepare you for a rewarding and in-demand career in the field of cybersecurity. This program equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to protect vital digital assets, combat cyber threats, and ensure the security of information systems. Through a combination of hands-on training, theoretical coursework, and real-world simulations, you will gain a deep understanding of network security, ethical hacking, risk assessment, and security compliance.

Graduates are well-prepared to pursue roles as cybersecurity analysts, ethical hackers, network security administrators, or to transfer to four-year institutions for further education.

Cybersecurity Program Page
Our Partners
Point of Contact

Randy Wilhide

IST Instructor
Phone: (919) 739-6955
Email: rjwilhide@waynecc.edu

Wayne Community College
Spruce Building, Room 225D
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
IST Faculty

Cynthia Kaye
Emerging Technology Instructor
Phone: (919) 739-6955
Email: cjkaye@waynecc.edu
Location: Spruce 225F

Jenneth Honeycutt
Software Development Instructor
Phone: (919) 739-6888
Email: jmhoneycutt@waynecc.edu
Location: Spruce 241

Jenneth Tyndall
IST Department Chair
Phone: (919) 739-6874
Email: jbtyndall@waynecc.edu
Location: Spruce 227

Matthew Radford
IST Instructor
Phone: (919) 739-6885
Email: mgradford@waynecc.edu
Location: Spruce 225C

David Vinciguerra
Entertainment Technology Instructor
Phone: (919) 739-6884
Email: dcvinciguerra@waynecc.edu
Location: Spruce 236

Industry Advisory Board/Committee

Ken Eubanks
Network Security Team Supervisor
Atlantic Casualty

Jose Alicea
Senior Security Analyst
Norwell Health

Jerome Brooks
Network Security Analyst
Atlantic Casualty Insurance

Don Brightful
Cybersecurity Analyst
Nexus Dragon LLC

Scotty Hughes
Network Consulting Engineer