Free Webcast
Join a free webcast on "Challenges for Medical Cybersecurity: Understanding the Current Crisis, Emergent Technologies and Developing Risk Management Strategies that Reward Getting it Right." Dr. Owen McNally will explore the factors leading to a deteriorating of healthcare systems security. Register   HERE .
Syllabus, Lab and Textbook Recommendations
Looking for updated syllabi, textbook recommendations and lab solutions for IT, security and computer science technical courses? Look no further. National CyberWatch has updated its curriculum library. A list of technical courses that provide the foundation for various National CyberWatch Center degree and certificate programs as well as industry recognized certifications can be found HERE .
Virtual Brown Bag Lunch
The National CyberWatch Center's Curriculum Standards Panel is looking for presentation proposals for the 2019 Virtual Brown Bag Lunch program. All proposals should aim to unveil new innovations in cybersecurity education and can be in a prototype format. Entries must be between 20 and 30 minutes, detail opportunities for audience engagement and discussion and should align with one of these specialties: Operate and Maintain, Investigate, Collect and Operate, Analyze, Oversight and Development, Securely Provision, and Protect and Defend. The deadline to submit is Jan. 15. Learn more HERE .
Deadline is December 15
Do you have something to share about cybersecurity skills and development? The Cybersecurity Skills Journal: Practice and Research is looking for papers. It is the nation's first peer-reviewed, hybrid-access scholarly publication focused exclusively on cybersecurity skills. It seeks to raise the capability spectrum of the cybersecurity workforce through open and free dissemination of research on evidence-based practices and private access to digital tools and practice guides. Read more HERE .
From Curriculum to Digital Assets
If you missed the National CyberWatch Center’s latest Virtual Brown Bag Lunch webcast, you can still catch it on YouTube. Dr. David Tobey, Director of Research and Assessments, National CyberWatch, leads a discussion on how to convert curriculum innovations into peer-reviewed publications as well as develop income opportunities from workshops and digital asset licensing. View the webcast HERE .
Sustaining the Nation’s Cybersecurity Workforce
The United States has a cyber workforce shortage of 300,000 with an increasing gap. This is largely due to demand that significantly outpaces supply, large candidate pools left untapped, employer requirements poorly sync’d to the skills needed and low awareness of cyber career paths. After months studying the challenge, the Aspen Cybersecurity Group uncovered a mix of principles, partnerships and specific steps employers can take to close the skills gap.
Read more HERE .
Best Student Learning Aid winner!
Comics sometimes teach the best lessons. Students have benefited from this genre from Comic-BEE, the education and evaluation tool that won the 2018 National CyberWatch Innovation in Cybersecurity Education Award for Best Student Learning Aid. This innovation has helped students understand complex concepts by creating just a few frames of pictures, captions and dialogue through comics. Learn more HERE .
Register for the Sustainable Cyber Workforce Summit
Build global awareness for sustainable cyber careers through industry partnerships at the Sustainable Cyber Workforce Summit on Friday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at Forsyth Technical Community College. Workshop topics include SAP/analytics for small business, risk assessment for small business, NICE framework employability skills, apprenticeship and education partnership, and CAE Initiative BILT (advisory board) model engaging industry. Register HERE .
Cyber Colosseum
Are you ready to take your cybersecurity training to the next level, learning and competing with realistic content, on your schedule? Cyber Colosseum is a 24/7 environment, accessible from anywhere, providing subscribers access to fully immersive and technology-rich environments to learn new skills, test talent, and demonstrate competencies in continuous competitions. At only $1.99/hour, or less, join now and enjoy one free credit and 30% off your first order!
Learn more HERE .
Join WiCyS for Free!
For a limited time, new members can join the non-profit organization, Women in Cybersecurity, for free. Now’s your chance to join a community of women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry. By becoming involved, you’ll have opportunities for mentoring, learning, networking and career development. Just complete and submit the membership form before Jan. 1 to reap all the benefits for one year. 
Become a member of WiCyS HERE .
EMU Job Opening
The College of Technology at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is looking for an assistant professor of cybersecurity and applied computing. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the School of Information Security and Applied Computing curriculum while also remaining active in research and scholarly activities. This tenure-track position will start in fall 2019.
For more details about qualifications and requirements, visit HERE
Instructor of Cybersecurity (Tenure-Track) Position Available
The Computer Information Technologies Department at Westchester Community College, NY seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor position to teach a range of courses in Cybersecurity and Computer Information Systems.
See HERE for more information.
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