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Cybersecurity Career Resources and New Workforce Data


Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

Exploring Cybersecurity Career Pathways
October 17-22, 2022

Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week is an effort to build awareness about the variety of cybersecurity careers that are available and share resources for those interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity.


CyberSeek is a free online tool that can help career seekers learn more about cybersecurity. The interactive map shows a snapshot of open jobs across the United States. Additionally, the career pathway provides insight on the progression of a cybersecurity career. You can learn about common job titles, average salaries, commonly requested credentials, and more!

New data on reveals that for the 12-month period ending in September 2022, employers listed 769,736 openings for cybersecurity positions or jobs requiring cybersecurity skills.

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Join the #CyberCareerChat
Today at 2pm ET, @NISTCyber will be hosting a chat on Twitter to share information about cybersecurity careers. During the chat, several participants from the community will be sharing their resources. Follow along with hashtags #CyberCareerChat, #CyberCareerWeek, and #MyCyberJob to learn more.

Explore is a cybersecurity career navigation system that matches your interests and personality traits to specific cybersecurity Work Roles and provides you a personalized cybersecurity career pathway.No-cost access to the full cybersecurity career pathways is available when you register for a FREE account between Oct 17 - 22, 2022!


Tune in for these key activities happening on Wednesday, October 19:

There are several other events and activities happening around the globe. Find one to participate in by exploring the event portal online.

View All Events and Activities

Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week is coordinated by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity (NICE) and supported by a community of government, academic, non-profit, and private industry stakeholders. Commercial entities, materials, and resources provided in support of Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week may be identified in this email or on the web site or linked web sites. Such identification is not intended to imply recommendation or endorsement by NIST.

Released October 18, 2022