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Brian Nichols


Brian Nichols is a part-time cybersecurity instructor who is passionate about cybersecurity and helping students succeed. He began his IT education through a vocational high school where he focused on computer science, IT fundamentals, and networking. Brian then attended his local community college, where he received his associate of science in computer information science. He then earned his bachelor of science in applied networking and system administration from a private college. Brian now lives in Kansas City, where he works full time as a DevOps engineer.

Brian is a paid member of the Red Ventures Education Integrity Network.

  • Expertise: Computer science, IT fundamentals, cybersecurity

  • Education: BS Applied Networking and System Administration, Rochester Institute of Technology; AS Computer Information Science, Corning Community College

Subject areas:

Computer science

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