[COMMUNITY] NIST National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week
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 Export to Your Calendar 11/9/2020 to 11/14/2020
When: November 9 to 14
Where: ONLINE
United States

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National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week is a week-long campaign to call attention to the contributions and innovations to society that cybersecurity practitioners make.

It is a time to build awareness about the wide range of cybersecurity job opportunities, how cybersecurity plays a vital role in the lives of Americans, and how building a national cybersecurity workforce enhances America’s national security and promotes economic prosperity.

GOALS 

  • Inspire, Engage, and Inform the Nation 
    • Inspire, engage, and inform the public about the demand, opportunities, and multiple career options available within the area of cybersecurity.
  • Demystify Careers in Cybersecurity
    • Raise awareness about pathways to prepare a highly skilled and diverse workforce for careers in cybersecurity to include expansion of knowledge and application of the NICE Framework.
  • Develop a Highly Skilled and Diverse Workforce
    • Support successful programs and showcase effective resources, especially those that increase participation of women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and other underrepresented populations.