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Cyber Security & Network Support

Starting August 2024, the  Cybersecurity & Network Support Program will be offered on the Danforth Campus.

The digital world needs certified experts and dedicated defenders.

Put yourself at the cutting edge of technological advancement. As the internet grows and evolves, the world will need knowledgeable professionals who can keep networks functional and secure.
Our program teaches you the fundamentals of cyber security and network operations, as well as how to think outside the box. When new problems arise, companies will need new ideas and innovative techniques that help them stay ahead.
Protect the digital world from criminals and potential breakdowns. Your skills will keep important operations going and make sure the world keeps spinning.

About this Occupation

More information coming soon.

Learn from Experienced Instructors

Darin Lackey

Computer Repair and Enterprise Network Support instructor

Dr. Darin Lackey is the instructor for Computer Repair and Enterprise Network Support program at the Portland Campus. Dr. Lackey joined the Francis Tuttle family from Metro Technology Centers in Oklahoma City, where he was a Computer Repair instructor. Prior to that he worked in the IT industry for many years. Dr. Lackey earned his Master’s degree in Adult Education and Community Service from the University of Central Oklahoma. He earned his Doctoral degree in School Administration from Oklahoma State University.

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.