As part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s “Skills for Business” initiative, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is funding the development of a visualization tool that will show the demand for and availability of critical cybersecurity jobs across the nation.
The NICCS Supervisory Office is excited to announce that the NICCS Training Catalog now hosts over 2,000 courses! The NICCS Training Catalog is a searchable database that provides a robust listing of cybersecurity and cybersecurity-related training courses offered in the U.S. for students and cybersecurity professionals to find the training they need.
Third Annual Burning Glass Analysis Finds Signs Problem May Persist...
Boston, July 30, 2015 - American employers have realized the vital importance of cybersecurity and are hiring workers to catch up. However, as employers scramble to build their cybersecurity workforce, a worker shortage is emerging that may require long-term solutions, according to a new labor market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies.
Abstract - Cybersecurity is an emerging profession. It is far too vast and complex to be a specialty area of one of the electronic disciplines. Instead it is a fully defined discipline in-and-of itself. The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) represents a body of knowledge for this new field and in that respect it defines the concepts and practices that are legitimate areas of professional work and workforce education and training. The rationale and the detailed structure of this groundbreaking model are presented here along with how it fits with substantive efforts to ensure the U.S. critical infrastructure.
DOD Report on the NSA and DHS Program for the “National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education Matters”
This Report on the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Program for the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Defense (CD) is in response to section 942 of The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 (Public Law 113-66).