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2017 Accomplishments

| Communication and Visibility | Events | Publications | Projects | Grants | Strategic Outreach and Engagement


NICE eNewsletters

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Launch of New NICE Website

  • In the Spring of 2017, the NICE Program Office updated and refreshed the NICE Website to better meet the needs of the NICE Community and visitors. The new website design features changes to site navigation and increased visibility to NICE news and events on both desktop and mobile devices.

One Pagers

Cybersecurity Apprenticeships_One Pager_Oct 31 2017

ITL Science Day Posters

Social Media

Multimedia Presence

  • In 2017 a multimedia page was added to the NICE website to archives videos, audio interviews, and other recordings that are sponsored by the NICE Program Office or feature NICE Program Office Staff as speakers.
  • See all NICE Multimedia here.

Exhibits and Displays


30th Annual Federal Information Systems Security Educators Conference 

Veterans in Cybersecurity Workforce Workshop

  • Workshop:  held March 21, 2017
  • Publication of Results:  Coming in 2018

National Cyber Summit in Huntsville - Education and Workforce Track

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2017 NICE Annual Conference & Expo

2017 CAE Community Symposium

2017 National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

2017 NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference

NICE Webinars

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Publication of the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NIST SP 800-181)

Publication of the NIST Interagency Report on NICE Framework Work Role Capability Indicators


Report to the President on Workforce for Cybersecurity Executive Order



  • Updates:  August and November
  • Enhancements:  Widget, Public and Private Sector Jobs, Feeder Jobs
  • Find out more about CyberSeek here.

NICE Challenge Project

NICE Challenge
  • Enhancements: overhaul of the web platform user interface and re-design of deployment processes, now over 70 unique challenges available.
  • Kick off of "Curator Crash Course" webinars which cover everything a new curator would need to know to get started using the NICE Challenges.
  • Kick off of "Meet the NICE Challenges" webinars which cover two challenges in depth each month.
  • Find out more about the NICE Challenge Project here

NICE RAMPS Communities

  • Site Visits:  Albany, NY; Norfolk, VA; Phoenix, AZ; Dayton,OH
  • Accomplishments: partnerships with over 170 organizations, multiple summer camps provided, curriculum development and course development, articulation agreements, and the establishment of local internships and apprenticeships. 
  • Find out more about RAMPS here.

Notice of Funding Opportunity: Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development Stakeholder Engagement Program


Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship

Federal Chief Information Officer Council Workforce Committee

OPM New Employee Orientation Committee/Advisory Group

Technology Councils of North America (TECNA)

National Governors Association (NGA)


Cyber Center for Education and Innovation (CCEI)

National Career Development Association

American School Counselor Association

National Girl Scouts of America

International Technology and Engineering Educator's Association (ITEEA)

Project Lead the Way

CyberNB - New Brunswick, Canada



  • Briefings:  Australia, Germany, Israel, Japan, United Kingdom, Italy

  • Presentations:  Japan, Canada/New Brunswick

NICE Working Group

NICE Interagency Coordinating Council 

  • Meetings:  9 Monthly Meetings (January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, December)
  • For additional information please visit here.


Created January 26, 2018, Updated November 5, 2018