NICE is a national campaign designed to improve the cyber behavior,skills,
and knowledge of every segment of the population, enabling a safer cyberspace.
National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) - DHS has launched the NICCS portal. The portal offers the ability to explore cybersecurity career paths, explore degree programs and internship opportunities, learn about competitions, and find general information about cybersecurity education, training, and awareness.
The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Strategic Plan is available. The plan outlines the goals of NICE as well as the objectives and strategies NICE will implement to achieve its goals. The partner agencies that comprise NICE are hard at work to address the Nation’s cybersecurity education needs. Together, in partnership with our public and private stakeholders, NICE will make a difference.
The "National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework " is available, click the text in bold to go to the Framework page for more information. Later this year, an updated version of the framework will be published and framework rollout efforts will be described.
The Smartphone Security Checker tool is designed to help the many smartphone owners who aren't protected against mobile security threats. To use this tool, choose your mobile operating system below and then follow the 10 customized steps to secure your mobile device. More about the Smartphone Security Checker.
Also available, a general smartphone security checklist (PDF).
The CSI Cyber online self-assessment tool was developed to serve as an open-source tool for teachers, students, law enforcement officials, business professionals, and digital forensic enthusiasts to reflect their current level of knowledge in Cyber Investigations.
FISSEA - The Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA), founded in 1987, is an organization run by and for information systems security professionals to assist federal agencies in meeting their information systems security awareness, training, education, and certification responsibilities. Please join the “FISSEA Community of Interest” on GovLoop, to pose questions and receive feedback from colleagues.
Keep a Clean Machine - Keeping your Internet-connected devices free from malware and infections makes the Internet safer for you and more secure for everyone.
Cybersecurity Framework Workshop, April 3, 2013, Webcast