Who: Wendell Krinn Technical High School (K-Tech) cyber security students and special guest, Tampa General Hospital Chief Information Security Officer, Peter Rucys
What: Students will participate in mock interviews and all-day Q&A with cyber security expert
When: 10 a.m., Thursday, October 10
Where: Wendell Krinn Technical High School, 7650 Orchid Lake Road, New Port Richey
Why: To support the school’s world-class cyber security program with a true industry leader who has a strong connection to local business
How: Tampa General Hospital’s chief information security officer and longtime supporter of the cybersecurity program at K-Tech Peter Rucys will share his real-world experiences with students in an all-day Q&A session. He will discuss common security threats, daily job functions, certifications, professional organizations within the industry, and what education and skills students will need to become cyber professionals at places like Tampa General Hospital. After completing the first year of K-Tech’s cyber security curriculum in the 2018-2019 school year, students earned industry certification and at least two students were offered positions earning more than $40,000 annually directly after high school graduation. For more information contact Chris Dunning at 727-774-3900.