Register today for a Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week partner event. Special events are available in a variety of formats including webinars with keynote and panel speakers, hands-on demonstrations, and instructional sessions. All events are free and open to the public; however, registration is recommended.
Virginia Cyber Range Capture the Flag (CTF) Workshop
October 18, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Grab your laptop! In this workshop, we will introduce different types of CTF competitions, focusing on Jeopardy-style CTFs.
Learn more and register at https://vacr.io/ccaw-ctf-workshop
PowerUp Cyber Games
October 18-23, 2021
Geared to inspire middle and high school students, PowerUp Cyber Games, powered by Cyber Skyline, is a unique cybersecurity competition designed to teach participants to solve computer security problems while capturing and/or defending computer systems.
Learn more at: https://cyberskyline.com/events/powerup/demo.
Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) Cybersecurity Symposium
October 19, 2021 | 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM ET and October 20, 2021 | 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM ET
The CERIAS Cybersecurity Symposium highlights how commercial industry, government, and academia tackle cybersecurity and cyber-physical security issues, including workforce issues. Activities include a cybersecurity career fair, industry networking events, and invited talks.
Learn more and register at: https://www.cerias.purdue.edu/site/symposium/
Liberal Arts and Cybersecurity Careers
October 19, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Leveraging a liberal arts background with some training is an excellent way to enter into a career with a cybersecurity company. Hosted by Arrow ECS, this panel will feature professionals from a wide range of backgrounds that now work in cybersecurity.
Learn more and register at: https://secure.arrow.com/nist-cybercareers-webinar?&_ga=2.239782788.648183403.1632857198-149193718.1632857198
Trend Micro Global Cybersecurity Summit for University Students
October 19-21, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
The Trend Micro Initiative for Education (TMIE) Virtual Cybersecurity Summit for University Students is organized and sponsored by a community cybersecurity education outreach program. Our goal is to initiate cybersecurity knowledge sharing and stimulate students’ interest in cybersecurity careers in collaboration with TMIE and leading universities.
Learn more at: https://internetsafety.trendmicro.com/university#events
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Webinar: An Inside Look at the State of Cyber Jobs- Privacy and Law Perspective
October 19, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
Bring your lunch and join us for a discussion around opportunities to address the critical shortage of cybersecurity and data privacy professionals. This event will feature two industry leaders who will share how to start a career in the exciting and fast-growing cybersecurity and data privacy fields.
Learn more and register at: http://onlinelaw.csuohio.edu/webinar-registration-cm/
University of West Florida Night of Cyber Virtual Event
October 19, 2021 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET
Night of Cyber will feature a career panel of industry leaders, including three UWF alumni, to offer insights and answer questions on how to get into and succeed in a cybersecurity career, and the evolving cybersecurity field. Students, teachers, parents, and anyone else who is in interested in a cybersecurity career are welcome to attend!
Learn more at: https://uwf.edu/centers/center-for-cybersecurity/
Digital Citizenship – Safety and Security for an Online World
October 20, 2021 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
This webinar will explore digital citizenship as a competency that all citizens and workers need to ensure they are behaving responsibly, ethically, and legally and the importance of evaluating online information and resources for reliability and validity.
3 in 15 – Learn Three Cybersecurity Concepts in 15 Minutes
October 20, 2021 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET
The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) will host three back-to-back sessions covering key cybersecurity concepts and how they impact organizations, teachers, and students. Each session will cover 3 cybersecurity concepts in 15 minutes in easy-to-understand, everyday language.
Learn more and register at: https://www.misac.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1547528
Cyber.org Webinar: Making the Leap from K12 to Cybersecurity Careers
October 21, 2021 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET
Hear first-hand from cybersecurity professionals, ranging from entry-level to senior level, as they share their stories and experiences from the cybersecurity field. This webinar is great for both teachers and students looking to learn more about cybersecurity careers.
Learn more and register at: https://cyber.org/events/explore-experience-share-cybersecurity-career-awareness-week
NCCoE Webinar: Rethinking Pathways into Cybersecurity
and Privacy Careers
October 21, 2021 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET
During this fireside chat attendees will meet four cybersecurity and privacy professionals who work at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and who have vastly different training and career pathways, including: psychology, English, education, and computer science. We’ll explore how they got into the field, the challenges and rewards, advice for a successful career in cybersecurity and privacy, and much more.
Explore the EC-Council Cybersecurity Ecosystem
October 21, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
Want to succeed in a cybersecurity career? If you wish to defend your organization or country from bad actors or take the fight to them, EC-Council has the instruction and hands-on tools and technology to prepare you for any cyber challenge.
Learn more and register at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/9094936301404804624
Women in Cybersecurity
October 21, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Hosted by Arrow ECS, this event will feature a panel that will discuss exploring a career in cybersecurity, education, internship, and training opportunities, future threats and the current state of cybersecurity, and more.
Learn more and register at: https://secure.arrow.com/nist-womenincyber-webinar?&_ga=2.64162856.648183403.1632857198-149193718.1632857198
National Cyber League (NCL) and CyberSkyline Webinar: The NCL Competition – Hands-on Skill Building for High School and College Students
October 21, 2021 | 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET
Empower your students with hands-on cybersecurity practice without building your own labs! As a cybersecurity instructor, you may be on the lookout for easily accessible ways for students to apply what they learned in class. Find out about the NCL bi-annual all-virtual competition, along with resources for students such as webinar tutorials, blogs, lesson plans, how to use NCL as labwork, and connecting with the NCL Coaching Community.
And don’t forget the Careers in Cybersecurity Poster Contest!
Entries close November 12, 2021
Calling all K-12 youth! Draw a picture of your idea of a Cybersecurity Superhero that shows how they secure and protect our world. The goal of the poster contest is to engage young people in learning more about careers in cybersecurity through the creation of posters. CyberHeroComics and Fortinet believes that young people know best how to craft messages and the images that will resonate with their peers.
Learn more at: https://www.cyberheroescomics.com/
Learn more about events and resources in support of
Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week at nist.gov/nice/ccaw.
Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week is led by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.