One of the strengths of the 3CS is the myriad hands-on workshops and presentations (90+ each year). These sessions are divided among 5 tracks: Evidence-based, Instruction, Practice, Program Development and Student. A sample of this year's include: Evidence-based (The Efficacy of Cyber Education in Incident Response); Instruction (How Does the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Program Affect Your Students and Institution? Incorporating Bug Bounty into a Cybersecurity Class); Practice (IoT Coordination Network: IoT Educators Academy; Credit for Non-Traditional Cybersecurity Learning?); Program Development (Neurodiversity101 - Cybersecurity And The Untapped Talent Pool of Neurodivergent People); Student (K12 CyberTalk - The Power of Peer Learning). Be sure to check out this year's sessions HERE.

Get ready for loads of workshops and fun at the seventh annual Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) in Dayton, OH, May 23-25, 2022. Register HERE.
Submissions Open for 2022 Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Program
National CyberWatch Center encourages you to submit to the 2022 Innovations in Cybersecurity Education program, open from Feb. 18 through April 18. Submissions in the following categories: Evidence-based Strategies, Instruction, Practice, and Program Development, helps accelerate their adoption throughout the academic community and allows you and your team to receive the proper recognition for your work.

For more on the Innovations program and how to submit yours, see HERE.
National CyberWatch Technical Courses

The technical courses in the National CyberWatch Center degree and certificate programs align to various industry-recognized professional certifications, federal and national standards, job roles, and provide hands-on experiences required in today’s competitive marketplace.

Download the technical courses HERE for inclusion in your degree and certificate programs.
Calling all Cybersecurity Researchers
Cybersecurity research has resulted in many opportunities to consider the impact of new cybersecurity technologies to the broader cybersecurity workforce, from testing to planning for technology transfer. Attend a Proposal Development Workshop for our upcoming Special Issue on Evidencing Competencies: Progress from Funded Research to learn how your research at any stage may impact the workforce. 

Register for the Proposal Development Workshop HERE.
Academic Work, Blogs & Research

Looking to stand out from the crowd and start building your personal brand? Students and faculty members are encouraged to share their relevant work with the National Cybersecurity Student Association. From blogs to academic work and research, the Student Association will promote your work to its rapidly growing, worldwide audience.

Learn more and share HERE.
EFF Austin: DevSecOps: Development, Security, and Operations Presentation
Join Jose Alvarez and EFF-Austin, in partnership with the National CyberWatch Center, on May 10 (7pm Central) for a presentation on and discussion of DevSecOps. Jose will discuss the foundations of DevSecOps , the socio-technical evolutionary pressure that led to the emergence of DevSecOps, and Automation and Pipelines with security tooling built-in for fast secure software development. Location: online and 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701.
For more information, visit HERE.
Request for Information | Evaluating and Improving NIST Cybersecurity Resources: The NIST Cybersecurity Framework and Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management
NIST is seeking information to assist in evaluating and improving its cybersecurity resources - including the widely-used NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) and a variety of existing and potential standards, guidelines, and other information. That includes guidance relating to improving cybersecurity in supply chains.
Visit the NIST website HERE to view the RFI and for details on how to submit your comments by April 25.
Welcome National CyberWatch Center's Newest Member

Not a National CyberWatch member?
It's free for academic institutions. Benefits include access to exclusive publications, grant opportunities, curricular resources, and more.

Learn more and become a member HERE.
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