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NCAE-001-2021 Solicitation PMO Q&A Session FAQs Overall statement: This solicitation and any future solicitations are open to all National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (CAE-CD, CAE-R, CAE-CO). No specific CAE has been “pre-selected” to receive a grant for a specific solicitation/initiative. Each submission will be reviewed independently and fairly...
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Posted on 18 Feb 2021 4:18 PM

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You are invited to follow the federal government‘s most skilled cybersecurity experts as they compete to win the second annual President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition . Established in 2019, the President’s Cup is a national competition aiming to identify the best cybersecurity talent in the federal workforce through individual and team...
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Posted on 02 Feb 2021 1:03 PM
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Ransomware has become a significant cyber threat to our Nation, claiming victims such as local governments , hospital networks , and most recently K-12 schools . While ransomware incidents are prevalent among government entities and critical infrastructure organizations, individuals are still very much at risk. Malicious actors can target anyone...
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Posted on 02 Feb 2021 12:48 PM
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NEW NICE FRAMEWORK USERS GROUP In November 2020, NICE released a revision to the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework). The revision enables a more flexible and agile model that increases the usefulness and application of the framework. As awareness and adoption continues to grow and mature, so does the...
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Posted on 27 Jan 2021 6:11 AM

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS - Apply today for a virtual Summer 2021 internship with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)! Deadline to apply: February 14, 2021 The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program at NIST is designed to inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and...
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Posted on 22 Jan 2021 8:47 AM

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Overview Submissions are solicited for the 8th Annual Hot Topics in the Science of Security (HoTSoS) Symposium, which will be held virtually April 13-15, 2021 . The 8th Symposium continues the series’ emphasis on cyber-security with a strong methodology and scientific rigor. This symposium solicits presentations of already published work...
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Posted on 21 Jan 2021 2:05 PM

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is excited to announce that the Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) has added two new cybersecurity courses, which are available to the public: Cloud Computing Security and Foundations of Cybersecurity for Management. Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT), and Veteran users can...
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Posted on 11 Jan 2021 11:39 AM
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CAE-C Evidencing Competencies NUARI SSC Introduction This document explains the NUARI SSC and the survey for CAE-C institutions to support the evidencing competencies project. Evidencing Competencies The project seeks to identify and foster programs within CAE-C institutions that afford students with real-world experience in one of the NIST NICE framework...
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Posted on 07 Jan 2021 11:55 AM

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A new Dear Colleague Letter for NSF-wide Career-Life Balance (CLB) supplements is available here . There are two key changes this year compared to prior editions that restricted this opportunity to only CAREER awardees. The changes provide: 1) an increase in the amount and duration of salary support that may...
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Posted on 30 Nov 2020 1:11 PM

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K12 CyberTalk - Stay Aware to Show You Care Our Mission: To provide a welcoming environment for K-12 students to learn and explore cybersecurity and its many different career options and opportunities Goals: ▸Produce webcast shows that raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity, yet empower young students to pursue...
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Posted on 10 Nov 2020 2:39 PM