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2018 Accomplishments

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


NICE eNewsletters
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One Pagers
ITL Science Day Poster
  • Interviews with NICE Summer Students 2018
  • Innovations in Cybersecurity Education, Training, and Workforce Development
  • See all NICE Multimedia here.
Exhibits and Displays


31st Annual Federal Information Systems Security Educators Conference
National Cyber Summit in Huntsville - Education and Workforce Track
2018 NICE Conference and Expo 
2018 CAE Community Symposium 
2018 National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week
24 Hours for Better Cybersecurity Event Discussing Women in Cybersecurity
  • Workshop:  held November 28-29, 2018

  • Publication of Results:  Coming in 2019

 2018 NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference
NICE Webinars


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Report to the President on Workforce for Cybersecurity Executive Order - Report publicly released: May 30, 2018 
 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Cybersecurity is Everyone’s Job 
NICE Frequently Asked Questions


NICE Challenge Project 
  • Finalized and released the remapping of all NICE Challenge content to the updated NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework and CAE Knowledge Units.

  • Major user interface overhauls to the submission review and reservation curator pages.

  • Several new challenges in the Protect and Defend category released.

  • Find out more about the NICE Challenge Project here 



The table below reflects the previous month's presentations. For a list of all 2018 presentations please click here.

 Presentation Title Event Location Date Presenter(s)

"NICE Overview"

Department of Commerce: Around the Bureaus Speaker Series Washington, D.C. 10/25/2018 Rodney Petersen
"Cybersecurity Workforce" National Governor's Association (NGA) Policy Academy on Implementing State Cybersecurity Detroit, MI 10/30/2018 Rodney Petersen
"Pathways to establishing a Cybersecurity Pathway in Higher Ed" Ohio CTE Cyber Conference Dayton, OH 11/2/2018 Davina Pruitt-Mentle
"Cybersecurity Risk Management" Commission on Institutional Infrastructure and Transformation of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Fall Meeting Washington, D.C. 11/14/2018 Rodney Petersen
"Federal Efforts to Develop a Robust Cybersecurity Workforce" Association for Career an Technical Education (ACTE) Career Tech Vision Conference San Antonio, TX 11/30/2018 Davina Pruitt-Mentle
"Growing and Sustaining the Cybersecurity Workforce" Sustainable Cyber Workforce Summit Winston-Salem, NC 12/7/2018 Rodney Petersen
  • Briefings: Australia, Netherlands, Israel, Canada, Saudi Arabia
  • Presentations: Canada/New Brunswick, Israel
  • Seminar: International Perspectives on Cybersecurity Workforce Development
NICE Working Group

Full Working Group: 11 Monthly Meetings (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, December)


NICE Interagency Coordinating Council
  • Meetings: 10 Monthly Meetings (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, December)

  • For additional information please visit here 

Created February 5, 2018, Updated November 21, 2019