Johnson County Community College – Computing Sciences & Information Technology Division Update – February, 2022

Information Technology-Networking and Cybersecurity

Andrew Lutz is working on a grant with Moraine Valley Community College to study existing designation programs nationally at the K-12 level. Results will be used by the NSA/DHS to inform the development of a potential cybersecurity designation program.

The department provided funding for 10 students to compete in the National Cyber League competition for the Spring 2022 semester. The competition provides an online platform where students can practice cybersecurity challenges.

The department is in the early phases of developing a Cloud Certificate. Supported by industry, this will provide students foundational knowledge in major cloud leader such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google