About Us

The Cypress College Cyber Defense Club has been a long running club on campus and is now a student charter of The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA). This student charter is overseen by the Southern California HTCIA chapter (www.socalhtcia.com).

What is HTCIA?
“Investigators on the Leading Edge of Technology”
The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) was formed to provide education and collaboration to our global members for the prevention and investigation of high tech crimes.

As such, we are an organization that aspires to help all those in the high technology field by providing extensive information, education, collective partnerships, mutual member benefits, astute board leadership and professional management.

Association Mission
Provide education and collaboration to our global members for the prevention and investigation of high tech crimes.

Core Purpose
To promote collaboration and education of our members.

HTCIA Official Website: https://www.htcia.org/

How Do I Join?

Please attend at least one of our meetings to gain a better understanding about the club. If you are ready to join please complete this student application form on the HTCIA website here and pay the membership due: https://htcia.org/membership-account/membership-checkout/?level=1

Student members only pay $25 a year to be an active member in good standing with HTCIA.


Are you a dual enrolled students in one of our cyber security classes? Check out our Cyber Patriot Competition Page.

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