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New Data on the Cybersecurity Workforce And Today’s #CyberCareer Week Activities

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Cybersecurity Career Week

October 16-21, 2023

NEW! Cybersecurity Talent Supply and Demand Data


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CyberSeek, a free online tool that can help career seekers learn more about cybersecurity, has been updated with new data showing a snapshot of open jobs across the United States. 

The new data reveals that the labor market for cybersecurity talent remains undersupplied, with approximately 315,000 more cybersecurity workers needed to close current supply gaps.

Read the full press release or explore to learn about common job titles, average salaries, commonly requested credentials, and more!


Join us today at 3:00pm ET on Twitter/X by following the @NISTCyber Twitter handle for an engaging chat that will answer common questions, provide tips and resources from experts, raise awareness, and increase public engagement about cybersecurity careers. Use the unifying hashtags #CyberCareerChat, #CyberCareerWeek, #MyCyberJob, or #ChooseCyber to post and follow along.

International Tour of Cybersecurity Careers: Stories Told by Current Practitioners

After the #CyberCareerChat,  join us virtually for a webinar at 4:00pm ET that will feature current practitioners from around the world who will share their own experiences and how they got started in their cybersecurity careers. Visit the event web page to learn more and register.

Next Up

Tune in for this key activity happening on Wednesday, October 18:

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

View All Evens and Activities

Cybersecurity Career Week is coordinated by 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 Week may be included 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 17, 2023