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JCCC National Cyber League

JCCC is participating in the National Cyber League for the first time in Fall 2018. Five students will get a chance to compete on a national scale and test their skills. Keep an eye out for results, and if you are a current student, contact Andrew Lutz to apply to participate in Spring 2019!

Digital Forensics course upgrade

The Digital Forensics course will be receiving an upgrade in Spring 2019. Tableau write-blockers, large hard drives (suitable for case scenarios), USB drives and other equipment has been purchased to provide a more “hands-on” feel to the course. This is in addition to the use of the industry-leading EnCase software.

Helping others understand cybersecurity and competency-based education

Information Technology-Networking Chair Andrew Lutz presented at the Innovations Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on Competency-Based Education in Information Technology courses. A few of these courses are part of the Cyber Defense path at JCCC.

Industry partnerships

JCCC is working to form a substantial industry partnership with Cerner. One of the most critical areas of need is in the technology area. Cerner offers a KCIT Apprentice program that allows students to work while they attain their degrees. Contact Linda Dubar for more information.