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).
ROSSLYN, VA. - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), on behalf of its Cybersecurity Council, published NEMA CPSP 1-2015 Supply Chain Best Practices, a white paper that addresses U.S. supply chain integrity throughout the product lifecycle.
The CyberFed Show is the latest addition to the Cybersecurity Competition Federation. Hosted by Dr. Dan Manson, the CyberFed show was created to provide the latest insights on cyber competitions and threats, throughout the digital landscape. Join us on a fun-filled journey behind the scenes of the latest in cybersecurity competition news, player developments and competition design.
On Wednesday, May 6, Wilmington University's Doberstein Admissions Center auditorium hosted one hundred and fifty 8th and 9th grade girls for the 5th annual DigiGirlz Day. This Microsoft-sponsored day of discovery featured a keynote address by Delaware's First Lady, Carla Markell and Transportation Cabinet Secretary, Jennifer Cohan.
The Gazette - The U.S. Army Reserve has formed a partnership with eight U.S. colleges and more than 20 defense contractors to train and provide continuing education for reservists who will defend against cyberattacks and hold full-time jobs with the contractors.