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Commerce Dept, NIST to Award Grants for Regional Cyber Education & Workforce Partnerships

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A Commerce Department agency plans to award approximately $1 million in grants for up to eight nonprofit organizations to support cybersecurity education and workforce development in local communities. The department said Thursday the Regional Alliances and Multistakeholder Partnerships to Stimulate grant program is part of its Skills for Business initiative and will support the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Initiative …

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NIST-Led Initiative Outlines Cybersecurity Education, Workforce Development Efforts in Strategic Plan

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A National Institute of Standards and Technology-led initiative has unveiled a new strategic plan that seeks to guide and facilitate federal programs in support of a cybersecurity-focused national education initiative. Rodney Petersen, director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, wrote in an article in the spring 2016 edition of …

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NIST Aims to Define the Cyber Force

The government wants more citizens to be information technology security specialists, according to a report by Tech News World. A new cooperative initiative between public and private sector groups aims to encourage an increase of gravitation toward a much needed cyber defense force. The Education Department and the National Institute of …

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DHS Previews ‘Stop. Think. Connect.’ Campaign

During an ongoing two-day cybersecurity education workshop at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Defense Department unveiled its national awareness campaign that will be launched during National Cybersecurity Awareness month in October. The “Stop. Think. Connect.” campaign hopes to make more Americans aware of threats in cyberspace through …

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Cyber Czar Howard Schmidt: We Must Practice Public-Private Partnerships

At last Thursday’s AFCEA Cybersecurity Symposium held in Washington, D.C., White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt delivered a keynote speech emphasizing a strategy of deterrence to fight cyber criminals and the need to educate Americans on how to safely operate in cyberspace. Schmidt, who made a rare public appearance as …

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