The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted the second annual National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workshop, September 20-22, 2011, at its Gaithersburg, MD campus. NIST coordinates NICE, a national campaign focused on enhancing the overall cybersecurity posture of the United States by accelerating the availability of educational and training resources designed to improve the cyber behavior, skills, and knowledge of every segment of the population.
The theme of the 2011 Workshop is “Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity Education – Engaging Americans in Securing Cyberspace”. This event opens discussions around the three goals:
- Raise awareness among the American public about the risks of online activities;
- Broaden the pool of skilled workers capable of supporting a cyber-secure nation; and
- Develop and maintain an unrivaled, globally competitive cybersecurity workforce.
View the Agenda and Presentations here.