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Jordan Ford Receive Security+ Certification

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Oneida/Huntsville Computer Information Technology (CIT) instructor Rodney Stephens is proud to announce that CIT student Jordan Ford  has become Security + certified during September 2016. “These IT exams are extremely difficult.  The success demands a robust, structured and hands-on IT program along with student commitment and dedication.  Jordan success is not any majestic formula.  He just did exactly that.  He committed himself to IT.  His attitude has been I’m all in. His success is based truly on that.  Awesome job well done Jordan,” states IT instructor Rodney Stephens.   While in the CIT program, he has earned the A+ and Network+ certifications before focusing on the network security curriculum which has become one of the most sought after skills in today’s IT industry. Successfully passing this certification validates Jordan has knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security and general security concepts across vendor products.  He is now qualified to oversee corporate network security measures and protect a corporation against security threats like viruses and hackers.  If you are interested in pursuing an advanced and exciting career in Information Technology, contact Computer Information Technology instructor Rodney Stephens or Student Services Coordinator Tim Smith and schedule a one-on-one appointment to discuss the program’s details and options.  Both these individuals may be contacted by telephone at 423-663-4900 or by visiting the College’s website at  “WorkFORCE development; it’s what we do!”

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Picture Caption:   Tennessee College of Applied Technology- Oneida/Huntsville’s CIT student Jordan Ford (left) recently became Security+ certified. He is shown being congratulated by his instructor Rodney Stephens (right).