October 9, 2019

Cybersecurity While Traveling

October marks National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, meaning it’s an especially appropriate time to start conversations in your classroom about online safety and cybersecurity. One setting where our devices can be particularly vulnerable is in airplanes, hotels, ride shares, and other travel-related locations and services. Here’s a quick list of actions […]
September 25, 2019

CompTIA A+ Certification Course Updates

NICERC is proud to unveil our brand new CompTia A+ curriculum designed to prepare students for the 1001 & 1002 tests. So what even is CompTIA A+? According to CompTIA.org, it is the “preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles.” It consists of two core tests (220-1001 […]
September 11, 2019

New Year…Who Dis

Happy New (School) Year! We hope everyone had a rejuvenating summer, hopefully full of rest and maybe even a little learning. We wanted to share a quick update of what NICERC has coming up this fall, including some new/updated curriculum offerings, some cybersecurity initiatives and professional development opportunities. September Our […]
August 14, 2019

Girl Scouts Cyber Badge Event

Girl Scouts from across the state gathered together on Tuesday, June 30 at Bossier Parish Community College to participate in Girl Scouts Cyber Badge event led by the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). Throughout the day, the participants completed unplugged challenges and tasks designed to teach basic to […]