NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8355, NICE Framework Competencies: Preparing a Job-Ready Cybersecurity Workforce, has been published. This publication describes Competency Areas as included in the NICE Framework, providing information on how Competency Areas are defined and how they can be used.
We want to hear from you! NICE has released a new proposed list of NICE Framework Competency Areas for comment. This list includes updates that were made based on feedback received during the comment period for a previously released draft list. Comments on the proposed Competency Areas should be submitted by email to NICEFramework [at] nist.gov by 11:59 pm ET on August 5, 2023.
This publication identifies best practices in authoring workforce framework Competency Areas. It accompanies the previously released Task Knowledge Skill (TKS) Statements Authoring Guide for Workforce Frameworks. These authoring guides and other materials that support a standard approach to developing workforce frameworks can be found in the Playbook for Workforce Frameworks, which details workforce framework components and provides developers with supporting resources.