Cisco, Cyber and Network Security, Computer Repair and Enterprise Network Security

Cyber Security and Network Defense

This program is no longer accepting applications.  Please refer to our new program Cyber Security and Network Support which is now accepting applications.

Learn to keep our computer networks and cyber world secure!


As technology and the Internet grow, security of information systems within our personal and professional lives become more and more likely to be compromised. Students acquire the knowledge and skills to provide and maintain the level of security that the modern world demands, and they’ll have the opportunity to learn about how the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts the world of information systems and the new security threats that will need to be dealt with on such new technology.


Employment Opportunities

Banks, Cisco Partners, E-Commerce Providers, Government Agencies, Government Contractors, Educational Facilities, including Public and Private schools, Insurance Companies, Hospitals

Cyber Security and Network Defense Majors

About this Occupation

In this program, strong problem solving skills are essential. Successful professionals generally enjoy solving problems, are detail oriented, and are open to continuing their education and developing new skills throughout their career. Strong reading skills and the ability to follow detailed directions are also important.

Learn from Experienced Instructors

Johnny Clark

Cyber Security and Network Defense Instructor

Johnny Clark has over 30 years of IT experience ranging from Help Desk support to Enterprise Infrastructure support. Johnny has served 12 with the Oklahoma Air National Guard as an Engineering Installation technician and team chief working on various electronic and IT projects for the U.S Air Force during his years of duty both stateside and in the European Theatre. Johnny is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a B.S. in Industrial Technology. Johnny has worked for various IT Managed Service Providers during his career and most recently worked for Dell Technologies as Level 2 Support Engineer for Enterprise Level Clientele. Johnny chairs various IT related technical events with Oklahoma SkillsUSA, Oklahoma AFA Gerrity Chapter CyberPatriot, and helps develop curriculum for Oklahoma CareerTech's Oklahoma Cup for Cyber Security. Johnny is an active member of the Oklahoma ACTE and national ACTE.