Strategic Plan for Cyber Security Education


Governments understands the importance of cyber security for nation’s skill building and developing plans. In USA; The President’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) calls for the development of a Cybersecurity Core Curriculum that will ensure cybersecurity graduates who wish to join the Federal Government have the requisite knowledge and skills. The execution of this tasking will be through the solicitation of grants to develop specified … Continue reading Strategic Plan for Cyber Security Education

NIST released the draft NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF)


The NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) is a national resource that categorizes and describes cybersecurity work. It provides employers, employees, educators, students, and training providers with a common language to define cybersecurity work as well as a common set of tasks and skills required to perform cybersecurity work. Through the process of identifying the cybersecurity workforce and using a standard set of terms we can … Continue reading NIST released the draft NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF)

Cyber security Supply/Demand Heat Map


Cybersecurity workers protect our most important and private information, from bank accounts to sensitive military communications. However, there is a dangerous shortage of cybersecurity workers in the United States that puts our digital privacy and infrastructure at risk. Every year in the U.S. there are 128,000 openings for Information Security Analysts, but only 88,000 workers currently employed in those positions – a talent shortfall of … Continue reading Cyber security Supply/Demand Heat Map