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Learner Resources

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Learners includes students, job seekers, career changers, current professionals, and more. Resources listed below include materials aimed at helping learners discover the career field of cybersecurity.


Careers in Colorado Pathway – this pathway tool uses categories from the NICE Framework to show common cybersecurity jobs in Colorado along with average salaries, skills required, education options, and more. 

CyberCompEx – a community portal that provides a listing of cybersecurity competitions, organized by categories of the NICE Framework to which they align to. 

Cybersecurity Career Profiles -  career profile cards mapped to the NICE Framework, designed to inspire and bring the cybersecurity career field to life for students (Grades 6-12).

CyberSeek – an interactive jobs heat map and career pathway tool that shows cybersecurity jobs across the U.S. by state and metropolitan area. Jobs are organized by categories of the NICE Framework to which they align to. 

National Cyber League - challenges that are based on nine critical cybersecurity workforce categories mapped to the NICE Framework. 


If your resource is publicly available on the Internet, accurate, and comprehensive for a given dimension of the NICE Framework, and freely available for others to use (we welcome free resources from for-profit entities), it meets the basic criteria for inclusion on the NICE Framework Resource Center. Pay-for resources associated with non-profit entities also meet the basic criteria for inclusion. If your resource qualifies and you would like it listed as a NICE Framework resource, send a description of your resource to NICEFramework@nist.gov.

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Created November 13, 2019, Updated October 26, 2020