Explore our wide variety of Education Initiatives.


NCF Education Program Partnership Initiatives

  • Through NCF programs and partnerships, the richness of our combined cybersecurity expertise engages, excites, and encourages the cybersecurity workforce of tomorrow.
    Learn about many of our Partnership initiatives - to include the Cybersecurity Escape Room (soon to be mobile), a new cybersecurity gaming kiosk, plus cybersecurity education resources for middle school students. and much more.

  • This Introduction to Cybersecurity introduces students to the principles of cybersecurity and invites them to think critically about the need for and responsibility of keeping data and systems safe. Students will gain knowledge and work with existing cybersecurity problems and solutions. It is our belief that providing these Guidelines will inspire curriculum providers, teachers, and industry to create curriculum attractive to high school students, some of whom we hope will pursue a profession in cybersecurity. Perhaps more important than providing qualified individuals for the workforce is the development of thinkers with a cybersecurity mindset that can enhance whichever profession they choose to pursue.

  • Join us in the virtual classroom as we engage K-12 students across the country with the best in cybersecurity information from cyber professionals and experts.

  • The “Cybersecurity Labs and Resources Knowledge-base” (CLARK) provides a “one-stop access” to assured quality cybersecurity curriculum addressing topics such as forensics, adversarial thinking, secure coding, SCADA security, and others. It is a living library of cybersecurity curriculum, and a community of cybersecurity educators committed to sustaining it.

Educational Programs & Events

  • The NCF offers industry #CyberChats designed to promote cybersecurity education and inspire those who are interested in a career in the field.

  • The NCF hosts quarterly cryptologic programs, as well as an annual Membership Meeting & Symposium featuring guest speakers. We also partner with the NSA's Center for Cryptologic History in promoting various programs & lectures. In addition, we strive to promote the programs of related organizations.

  • The NCF's Education Program hosts Cybersecurity Events with the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC), as well as other community partners. Featuring experts in the field, these events include webinars and events at locations around the National Capitol Region.

Educational Articles & Resources

  • provides educators with teaching materials, developed by educators, and based upon the High School Cybersecurity Curriculum Guidelines. The Teach Cyber courseware is creative commons licensed, thus giving educators the rights to adopt, adapt, and disseminate the Teach Cyber course.

  • Recommended links related to cybersecurity education.

  • With the emphasis on cybersecurity, we will publish periodic papers, as well as links to resources we feel are informative and interesting to our community.

  • The Maryland Center for Computing Education (MCCE) partnered in October 2020 with the National Cryptologic Foundation, Towson University, and SANS to produce a video series highlighting careers in cyber. Click to see the video series as well as a variety of resources for students and educators.

  • A collection of cryptology-related items such as articles, blog posts, photographs, books, videos, and artifacts. Also features our "On This Date in History" calendar that includes dates of note from the Center for Cryptologic History's annual Cryptologic Calendar.

  • Keeping our community updated with relevant news, press releases, reviews of papers or events, and more.

  • Links to other organizations and communities with related missions. In addition to links to government sites, there are also links to military alumni sites, museums, and related associations.

Join or Renew a Membership

Anyone, anywhere can be a member of the NCF.

Become A Founder

The Founders' Group spearheads the capital campaign to build the new Cyber Center for Education and Innovation - Home of the National Cryptologic Museum.

Donate to the CCEI-NCM

Be a part of the future - help us build the Cyber Center for Education and Innovation - Home of the National Cryptologic Museum.


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