Community College Cyber Summit Virtual (3CSv)
3CSv is an experiment in providing a more interactive, virtual forum - different from most virtual conferences where presenters simply talk at the participants. This event is not to be confused with the face-to-face Community College Cyber Summit (3CS), Nov. 5-7 at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH. 3CSv takes place March 1st, with interactive and facilitated sessions in the morning and afternoon. Registration opens Feb. 8 and will be limited to ensure interactivity, so you'll want to register ASAP.
View the full agenda HERE.
Deadline Extended to March 8
With the sudden and universal transition to e-learning, cybersecurity educators have had to adapt and change the way they teach and engage their students. The innovations you’ve brought into your classroom that make your course effective and engaging during this unprecedented time should be celebrated, and shared with a broader audience! This year's Innovation in Cybersecurity Education submissions will explore the following: How can we best contribute to the needs and transformations that might occur for remote/online instruction in the COVID-19 world?
For more on the 2021 Innovations program, including how to submit, see HERE.
Call for Abstracts on Diversifying the Cybersecurity Workforce
Have an idea, thought, or experience you want to share regarding Diversifying the Cybersecurity Workforce? In this Cybersecurity Skills Journal Special Issue, we invite practitioners, scholars, and educators to propose or report systematic and rigorous investigations of the contributing causes, mediating or moderating influences, and evidence-based solutions for diversifying the cybersecurity workforce. Submit your proposed manuscripts, and CSJ will help publish them. There will be a FAQ session on Feb. 17 and Abstract Development Workshops for prospective authors on Feb. 24 and 26. Registration will be made available on the National CyberWatch events page.
Additional information can be found HERE.
The Role of Student Competitions in Cybersecurity Education
This paper describes the evolution of student competitions and their current role in cybersecurity education, articulates the potential of student competitions to support and improve cybersecurity education, describes issues regarding the expansion of student competitions and integration into cybersecurity education, and advocates for taking the role of student competitions to the “next level” in cybersecurity education.

View the full resource HERE.
2021 Community College Cyber Summit
Mark your calendars! The 2021 3CS face-to-face event, usually the first week in August, has been pushed back to Nov. 5-7 at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH.

Learn more about the Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) HERE.
Trends in Cybersecurity Webcast
Join the National Cybersecurity Student Association on February 24 at 7 pm ET as Dr. Charline Nixon discusses the global cybersecurity workforce, including the size of the workforce shortage. She will cover why there is a shortage of cybersecurity workers and some potential solutions.

Register HERE.
Computer Science Faculty Position
The Department of Computer Sciences & Physics at Rider University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in their teaching and research and be able to speak to how they will contribute to a diverse science community at Rider, including forging interdepartmental collaborations. They will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including classes in the cybersecurity major at all levels, and they will also have a plan for integrating students into their research agendas.
Job details can be found HERE.
National Cyber League Spring Season Registration is Open
Know any U.S. high school or college students looking to spark passion or develop their cybersecurity skills? National Cyber League is a biannual cybersecurity game/competition that helps students of all skill levels build their skills through simulated real-world scenarios. Students identify their strengths and weaknesses through an NCL Scouting report that can then be added to their resume, making them stand out from the crowd when they enter the job market!

Learn more and register HERE.
WiCyS 2021 Call for Participation
Ready to share knowledge and experience with students, educators, researchers and professionals at the next WiCyS Conference in 2021 in AURORA, CO on September 8-10? The four tracks this year are Today's Technology and Challenges, Looking Ahead, Best Practices, and Career Development. The conference itself offers technical workshops, student poster competitions, panel discussions and lightning talks, among a bevy of other opportunities. Deadline to submit is March 1.

Learn more and submit HERE.
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 HERE.
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