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This Working Group will focus on the NICE Strategic Plan goal to Promote the Discovery of Cybersecurity Careers and Multiple Pathways. The group will conduct an ongoing environmental scan of programs, projects, and initiatives related to this strategic plan’s goals and objectives to assess the scope and sufficiency of efforts. The group will also identify gaps where more attention and effort is needed. The group will identify strategies and tactics to implement the corresponding objectives to this goal. The group will also develop corresponding metrics to measure progress and success. Promote Career Discovery Working Group charter is available here.
This group will focus on the following NICE Strategic Plan goal and objectives:
Goal: Promote the Discovery of Cybersecurity Careers and Multiple Pathways
James "Jimmy" Baker
Cybersecurity Evangelist and Author
Marketing Strategist, Public Sector Channel
President & CEO
Koinonia Family Life, Inc.
Roland Varriale II
Argonne National Laboratory
NICE Program Office staff liaison: Davina Pruitt-Mentle, NICE Lead for Academic Engagement
Project Teams will execute upon items contained in the Implementation Plan for the NICE Strategic Plan. Project Teams are expected to have a 6 month duration.
National Cybersecurity Ambassador Program
Project Leads: Jimmy Baker and Keith Davis
This project team will seek to implement Objective 1.1.4 to "create a Cybersecurity Careers Ambassadors program to promote cybersecurity career awareness, exploration, and development." View project charter.
Multiple Career Pathways for Cybersecurity Project Team
This project team was formed to implement Objective 1.2 to "increase understanding of multiple learning pathways and credentials that lead to careers that are identified in the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework)." View project charter.
Project Leads: Jeff Grann and Mark Beaudry
Members of this Community of Interest are part of the broader NICE Community Coordinating Council and will be added to it automatically. Google Groups is used for this group as a resource for communication.
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This group meets the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm ET. All meetings are held via Microsoft Teams unless otherwise indicated.