What is Information Technology
Information technology careers are available in every sector of the economy. Careers in IT involve the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services. The information technology industry is a dynamic and entrepreneurial field that continues to have a revolutionary impact on the economy and on the world.
What is Cyber Security
Cyber security or information technology security are the techniques of protecting computers, networks, programs and data from unauthorized access or attacks that are aimed for exploitation. Major areas covered in cyber security are:
- Application Security
- Information Security
- Disaster recovery
- Network Security
- Foundations of Informational Security
- Principles of Informational Security
- Cyber Forensics
- Advanced Cyber Forensics
- CTE Lab in Information Technology
Career Technical Student Organizations
Career Technical Student Organizations are a critical component of all career technical education programs. Information Technology/Cyber Security students will be afforded the opportunity to join local, state, and national SkillsUSA.
SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.
Students who join SkillsUSA will have the opportunity to participate in various competitive events at local, state, and national levels, as well as, participate in leadership development conferences, and service learning projects.