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The NICCS glossary contains key cybersecurity terms that enable clear communication and a common understanding of cybersecurity definitions. Explore Terms: A Glossary of Common Cybersecurity Terminology The NICCS Portal’s cybersecurity lexicon is intended to serve the cybersecurity communities of practice and interest for both the public and private sectors....

Involving students in cybersecurity can extend beyond the school year. Summer camp programs, like Cyber Discovery and GenCyber, provide hands-on cybersecurity learning activities to middle-school and high-school students.   Cyber Discovery is a week-long immersion into cyber. It is a catalytic event for engaging students and teachers...

Hands-on experience is helpful to fully prepare for a career in cybersecurity. This is the reason why DHS supports cybersecurity competitions, which offer current and future cyber professionals the opportunity to test their skills in realistic scenarios.   Building Tomorrow's Workforce The nation's cyber infrastructure depends on well-trained...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]In order to establish a pipeline of qualified cybersecurity professionals for the future, the concepts of cybersecurity must be stimulated through education within the youth of today. DHS is dedicated to offering resources that help educate...

The DHS PushButtonPD™ is a simple, no-cost, self-contained Excel workbook file. Managers, Supervisors, and HR Specialists can use the tool to rapidly draft a federal employee Position Description (PD) without the need for extensive training or prior knowledge of position classification.  It is designed to...

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) provides scholarships to students for cybersecurity-related degree programs at select two- and four-year college and universities in return for service in Federal, State, local, or tribal governments upon graduation. Click the button below for SFS scholarship program guidance and a list...

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) program. Specific 2 and 4-year colleges and universities are designated based on their robust degree programs and close alignment to specific cybersecurity-related knowledge units (KUs),...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text]The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework provides a blueprint to categorize, organize, and describe cybersecurity work into Categories, Specialty Areas, Work Roles, tasks, and knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs).  The NICE Framework...