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National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week November 9-14, 2020

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Inspiring and promoting awareness & exploration of cybersecurity careers

Join us in promoting awareness & exploration of cybersecurity careers by hosting an event, participating in an event near you, or engaging students with cybersecurity content!


Take the Six Day #mycyberjob Social Media Challenge 

Take out your digital devices and join others in sharing your short videos, pictures, or stories on social media about what you love most about #mycyberjob. Throughout the week we are challenging those who work in cybersecurity to reflect on their own workforce experiences. Help spread cybersecurity career awareness by participating in our #mycyberjob challenge. Share at least one reason you love your job in cybersecurity each day of the week between November 9-14th. We can’t wait to see your posts! Make sure to include the hashtag: #mycyberjob.

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What is National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week? 

National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week focuses local, regional, and national interest to inspire, educate, and engage citizens to pursue careers in cybersecurity.

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Discovering Cybersecurity Careers

Explore resources for learning more about cybersecurity career topics or explore additional resources from the NCCAW Toolkit.


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Cybersecurity in Your Community

Learn more about how cybersecurity plays a part  in your community.

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Outreach Events

Interested in planning an event but not sure what you can do? 
Explore these resources for ideas, review past year’s wrap-up reports, or watch the 2018 highlights video.


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Graphics, Images, and Social Media

National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week graphics are available for use in your promotional materials.

NCCAW Proclamations


Proclamations are an easy way to start a relationship with your policymakers and other stakeholders to support cybersecurity careers. Take action and write to your local or state leaders asking them to support cybersecurity by recognizing National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week. Explore our templates to get started.



Created December 13, 2019, Updated October 29, 2020