Community College Cyber Summit (3CSv) Call for Proposals
3CS is soliciting proposals for focus group sessions at the 2021 Community College Cyber Summit’s Virtual Conference (3CSv). Please submit one or more proposals to share your cybersecurity experiences and expertise with your colleagues, and invite your colleagues to do likewise. Entries should fit into one of two tracks: Facilitated Online Focus Group or Program Development Workshop. Proposals are due by 11:59 pm ET, February 1st.

Learn more and submit HERE.
Call for Submissions Deadline is Feb 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.
National CyberWatch’s Information Security Curriculum Guide: A Complete Solution for Higher Education Institutions
This publication is designed for organizations creating new curricula, as well as those looking to update existing programs. The emphasis of this curricula is the intersection of applied IT and Information Security foundational tactics, techniques, and procedures desperately needed to produce the next generation of Information Security specialists.

View the full resource 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.
Four Open Source Lessons for 2021
2020 fundamentally changed how many companies and teams work - seemingly overnight, remote-first cultures became the new norm and people had to change how they communicate and collaborate. However, for those who have been deeply engaged in open source, remote work has been the norm for many years because open source communities are large, globally distributed, and require effective collaboration from developers around the world. In this blog, Open Source Lead, Sarah Novotny from Microsoft shares four places where they're learning from and growing their engagement in open source over the last year that can be useful for any developer or team looking to build and collaborate in 2021.
Read the full blog article HERE.
Four New Year Hacks for Your Cybersecurity Classroom
While it’s easy to get swept up in the madness these past 9 months have thrown our way, we are excited for the breath of fresh air the New Year shall bring. We are sharing four classroom hacks from fellow 2020 Innovations in Cybersecurity Education winners to help build your cybersecurity teaching arsenal and prepare for the 2021 semester!

Read these innovative blogs 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.
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