Education Links & Resources

The links provided in this section are sources of additional information and support. They are not to be interpreted as an endorsement or affiliation.

  • The mission of NICE is to energize and promote a robust network and an ecosystem of cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.

  • Cybersecurity is a promising field but most students and teachers don’t understand what a cybersecurity practitioner does. National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is your one stop shop for cybersecurity career information. Click to learn more.

  • CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market.

  • Premier online resource for cybersecurity training. NICCS connects government employees, students, educators, and industry with cybersecurity training providers throughout the Nation.

  • "Thinking and Talking about Cybersecurity Career Awareness," a free e-booklet in PDF from Start Engineering, helps kids see a future for themselves in cybersecurity. We know how important it is to reach a larger number of students -- of all backgrounds and interests -- with clear, compelling reasons to consider a cybersecurity career. From the incredible range of opportunities for learning and growth to the many fields where cybersecurity skills are needed to the national interests they can serve, students should understand the full universe of possibility the field can offer. This e-booklet, a quick 24-page read, can help you put together a message that touches on all these topics and supports your local activities in cybersecurity career awareness.

  • In the article: "Cybersecurity Awareness for College Students: 7 Things to Do Now," Rhonda Chicone, PhD, faculty member in the cybersecurity program at Purdue University Global, offers some information for building a successful career in cybersecurity. She also has several pieces of advice to help students and non-students protect their connections, their data, and their devices.