Program Lead, National Cybersecurity Training and Education Program
DHS Cybersecurity Education and Awareness Branch
Dan Stein is the Program Lead of the National Cybersecurity Education and Training Program (NCTEP) within the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity Education and Awareness Branch. NCTEP’s portfolio includes the nationally-focused Federal Virtual Training Environment and Cybersecurity Training Events (FedVTE/CTE) Program. NCTEP also oversees DHS’s partnerships with the National Security Agency on the National Centers of Academic Excellence programs and with the National Science Foundation for the CyberCorps®: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program.
Mr. Stein is also the project manager for the Integrated Cybersecurity Education Communities project, which is an effort to encourage interest in cybersecurity careers and studies among high school students through the education and professional development of their teachers.
Mr. Stein has supported DHS’s interests in cybersecurity education and training for five years, both as a Federal employee and as a contractor. He has also been active in federal government information security efforts for the past ten years.
Mr. Stein holds two master’s degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester.
Tuesday, September 17, 3:00-3:55pm - How the Federal Government Can Expand Free Training Resources (panel)