Cybersecurity Center

North Idaho College has developed this center to showcase different cybersecurity related programs and resources available to students and faculty. North Idaho College has earned recognition as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education Two-Year (CAE2Y). This program, which is sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), recognizes collegiate institutions who have met their standards of excellence in Information Assurance education.  

Career Technical Programs

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Career Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook, job opportunities in the field of cyber security are expected to increase by 37% by 2022, which is much faster than average for all occupations. Demand for cyber security positions is expected to be very high as these analysts will be needed to come up with innovative solutions to prevent hackers from creating havoc on computer networks. 

Upcoming Events 

CAE Tech Talks--Links to a Variety of Previously Held Cyber Defense Presentations

Prior Events

Current Threats and In The News

Local Affiliations

North Idaho IT Professional Association

Points of Contact

  • Kathleen Czurda-Page, Instructor, Computer Information Technology Instructor/Cyber Defense Program Manager
  • Randy Graves, Instructor, Computer Information Technology Program
  • Kelly Nolan, Career and Technical Advisor
  • Sue Shibley, Business & Professional Programs Division Chair