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50th Anniversary Events


NICE Webinar: Mentorship Models to Enhance Diversity and Increase Persistence in Cybersecurity Careers
January 19, 2022

Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Webinar: Impactful Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Initiatives for the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce
Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 1:30 - 3:00PM EST

Cybersecurity continues to be an integral part of our daily lives.  Within the Federal Government, there is a need to increase diversity among those working in this critical area.  Invited speakers will discuss: 

  • Executive Order 14035 which is aimed at advancing Diversity Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility within the Federal workforce
  • Data to illustrate where efforts are still needed within the Cybersecurity community
  • Applicability of promoting professional development and advancement
  • FBI successful agency practices to attract a broader workforce to perform Cybersecurity work

NCCoE Virtual Workshop on the Cybersecurity of Genomic Data

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking to identify genomic data cybersecurity and privacy concerns and develop guidance to address these challenges. To that end, the NCCoE is engaging with genomic, cybersecurity, and privacy subject matter experts in academia, industry, and government to gather their insights.

ZTA and DevSecOps for Cloud Native Applications (virtual)
January 26 - 27, 2022

This year’s Multi-Cloud Conference co-hosted by NIST and Tetrate will focus on DevSecOps and ZTA as foundational approaches to development, deployment, and operational phases for achieving high-assurance cloud native applications. Featured speakers will include: Kelsey Hightower, Principal Engineer, Google Cloud; André Mendes, Department of Commerce CIO; Zack Butcher, Tetrate Founding Engineer; and NIST Fellow, Ronald Ross. 

NCCoE Learning Series Fireside Chat: Reducing Privacy Risks with the NIST Privacy Framework

Join the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to celebrate Data Privacy Week 2022. On Thursday, January 27 at 3 p.m. EST we will host a fireside chat to explore the NIST Privacy Framework, a voluntary tool intended to help organizations identify and manage privacy risk to build beneficial products and services while protecting individuals’ privacy.


FISSEA Winter Forum: February 15, 2022
Tuesday, February 15 2022, 1:00 - 4:00PM EST

The FISSEA Forums are quarterly meetings to provide opportunities for policy and programmatic updates, the exchange of best practices, and discussion and engagement among members of the Federal Information Security Educators (FISSEA) community. 

NICE Webinar: Computational Literacy - A New Literacy Necessary for the Future of Learning and Work
Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 2:00 - 3:00PM EST

Computation is changing the landscape of modern scientific and mathematical fields. Computational tools, practices, processes, and methods are reshaping the way mathematicians and scientists, including cybersecurity practitioners, conduct their work. Achieving a new literacy with computation is necessary for the future of learning and workforce development. This webinar will discuss what computational literacy is, how we can conceive of its emergence, and how we can nurture its advancement.

NCCoE Learning Series Fireside Chat – A Look at the Cybersecurity Framework: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going
Thursday, February 24, 2022, 3:00 - 3:45PM EST

In collaboration with stakeholders from government, industry, and academia, the Cybersecurity Framework was first released in early 2014 and has since been used by organizations large and small across the globe to help them better manage and reduce cybersecurity risk.

In recognition of Cybersecurity's 50th anniversary, this NCCoE Learning Series fireside chat will shine a spotlight this ubiquitous publication.


3rd OSCAL Workshop
March 1, 2022 - March 2, 2022, 11:00AM - 5:00PM ET

Setting the foundation for security automation, with particular focus on the continuous authorization to operate (ATO) processes and continuous monitoring, OSCAL provides machine-readable representations of control catalogs, control baselines or profiles, system security plans, assessment plans, assessment results, and plan of actions and milestones, in a set of formats expressed in XML, JSON, and YAML.

NCCOE Webinar: Energy Sector Cybersecurity Community of Interest Meeting

Join the NCCoE and your peers and colleagues in the energy sector for our next Community of Interest (COI) meeting. We’ll be joined by Pete Tseronis, CEO of Dots and Bridges, who will moderate an informal discussion with the NCCoE and our project collaborators on the example solution demonstrated in our latest cybersecurity practice guide, NIST SP 1800-32, Securing Distributed Energy Resources, and other cybersecurity considerations for industrial control systems and grid modernization.

ISPAB March 2022 Meeting
March 9, 2022 - March 10, 2022

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) is authorized by 15 U.S.C. 278g-4, as amended, and advises the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on information security and privacy issues pertaining to Federal government information systems, including through review of proposed standards and guidelines developed by NIST.

NIST Cybersecurity RFI Feedback Session for Forum Members
March 24, 2022

NIST recently issued a Request for Information (RFI) asking for information that would improve the effectiveness of the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) for a potential update.  As a part of this initiative, NIST wants to better understand how the CSF is being used today and to learn what’s working and what’s not.


Semiconductor Metrology Research and Development Workshop
April 6-7, 2022 and April 20-21, 2022

NIST is convening two Semiconductor Metrology Research and Development virtual workshops to engage with stakeholders across the microelectronics innovation ecosystem to identify the optimal approaches in measurement science, standards development, and measurement services to support U.S. industry. 

NICE Webinar: Cybersecurity Considerations for The Quantum Information Science Technology (QIST) Workforce 
Date/time: April 20, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

As we move into the new era of quantum computing, there are new cybersecurity challenges and opportunities that emerge such as the development and design of secure systems, impact on cryptography, and the protection of information systems.  The Quantum Information Science Technology (QIST) workforce now involves practitioners trained in a wide variety of disciplines such as computer science, engineering, chemistry, and materials science, who are working together often in multidisciplinary teams to pioneer revolutionary approaches to computing, simulation, sensing, timing, and networking.  This webinar, held in observance of World Quantum Day on April 14th, will examine the cybersecurity implications of QIST and the impact on education, training, and the workforce.

2022 Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Summit (Virtual)
Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 1:00 - 4:00PM EDT

The Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Summit features colleagues who are working first-hand on initiatives geared toward attracting and strengthening vital cybersecurity talent. The Summit will be followed by a webinar series where experts share information about the federal cybersecurity workforce.


Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2022
May 9, 2022 - May 11, 2022

NIST will host the Fifth Lightweight Cryptography Workshop (virtual) on May 9-11, 2022, to discuss various aspects of the finalists and to obtain valuable feedback for the standardization of lightweight cryptographic primitives.


12th Annual NICE Conference and Expo
Monday, June 6 - Wednesday, June 8, 2022

This year’s theme, “Demystifying Cybersecurity: Integrated Approaches to Developing Career Pathways,” inspires presentations that takes a holistic view of cybersecurity risks that considers the dimensions of people, process, and technology and includes a comprehensive approach to the development of career pathway systems that address the lifecycle of a learner from early education through a life-long career in cybersecurity. 

NICE Webinar: Creating the Infrastructure Needed for Scalable Learning and Employment Records
Date/Time: June 15 2022, 2:00 - 3:00PM EDT

The NICE Strategic Plan has as one of its objectives to ”encourage the use of Learning and Employment Records (LERs) to document and communicate skills between learners, employers, and education and training providers” as part of the overarching goal to “Transform Learning to Build and Sustain a Diverse and Skilled Workforce”.  This webinar will provide an overview of LERs, describe several initiatives and pilots, and the technical and policy infrastructure that will be required to create a scalable and sustainable solution that can be leveraged by learners, employers, and education and training providers.

Space Cybersecurity Symposium III: Cybersecurity – Global and Applied Topics
Date/Time: June 16, 2022

The Department of Commerce (DOC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invite you to their jointly hosted space cybersecurity symposium. This event will provide relevant cybersecurity threat updates and geopolitical awareness, develop actionable ideas for securing space businesses and open data systems, and discuss recent cyber initiatives and implementation recommendations from NIST and DHS.

NCCoE Learning Series Project Deep Dive: Implementing a Zero Trust Architecture
Date/Time: June 30, 2022, 3:00 PM ET

The NCCoE initiated this project in collaboration with industry participants to demonstrate several deployment approaches to a zero trust architecture applied to a conventional, general purpose enterprise information technology (IT) infrastructure on premise and in the cloud, which will be designed and deployed according to the concepts and tenets documented in NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-207, Zero Trust Architecture. 


ISPAB July 2022 Meeting
Date/Time: July 13, 2022 - July 14, 2022, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) is authorized by 15 U.S.C. 278g-4, as amended, and advises the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on information security and privacy issues pertaining to Federal government information systems, including through review of proposed standards and guidelines developed by NIST.

Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Webinar: Employee Development Through Rotational and Exchange Programs
Date/Time: July 26, 2022, 1:30 PM - 3:00PM ET

This webinar will explore some of the challenges and opportunities for facilitating a more mobile cybersecurity workforce to ensure that employee skills are being continuously developed and employer needs are being addressed to minimize cybersecurity risks for their organization.


Journey to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) 2.0 | Workshop #1
Date/Time: August 17, 2022

NIST has begun the process to update the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to keep pace with the evolving cybersecurity landscape. The CSF was originally developed during a year-long, collaborative process where NIST served as a convener for industry, academia, and government stakeholders—and this collaboration continues to be a priority today as NIST proceeds toward CSF 2.0.


Celebrating 50 Years of Cybersecurity at NIST

Celebrate with us! For 50 years, NIST—formerly the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), until 1988—has conducted cybersecurity research and developed cybersecurity guidance that has led to extraordinary advancements in cybersecurity. Because of NIST’s collaborative and exhaustive efforts, our work has helped better secure the state of technology that exists today—while providing the platform for the secure technology development of tomorrow.


Preparing for Careers in Cybersecurity and Privacy with Internships
Date/Time: October 19, 2022, 2:00 PM ET

During this engaging panel discussion in recognition of Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week and Cybersecurity Awareness Month, attendees will meet participants who have gained valuable hands-on experiences through work-based learning experiences at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Join us to hear about the types of projects they worked on, what internship program they were a part of, where they are now, and how they think this experience contributed to their preparations for a rewarding career in cybersecurity or privacy.

NCCoE Celebrates CyberWeek with Students and Faculty

Celebrate Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week and NIST’s 50th Anniversary of Cybersecurity by joining the staff of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) for an afternoon of virtual networking and engaging discussion. During this webinar, attendees will learn more about the NCCoE, gain valuable insight into cybersecurity careers, learn about internship and employment opportunities at NIST, and to explore how to get involved in the NCCoE’s applied cybersecurity projects.


Events will be added soon!


Events will be added soon!


Created November 9, 2021, Updated September 28, 2022